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In Memoriam

Class of 2002 (Periodontics)


Scott BurganDr. Scott Wilson Burgan passed away on Oct. 11, 2012. He was 46. A funeral was held on Oct. 23, 2012 at Sumner United Methodist Church, in Sumner, Wash., followed by graveside services at Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent.

Dr. Burgan was born on July 6, 1966. He served as a periodontist and lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army. He was a mentor to Army dentists, wrote and published medical and dental articles and served two tours of duty in Iraq. He also wrote poetry and collected music from all over the world.

Dr. Burgan is survived by his wife, Brenda; four children; four stepchildren; five grandchildren; seven siblings; his mother, Elaine; and many friends and colleagues. He was preceded in death by his father, Charles.