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Ryan Burr

Visitation for family and friends of Ryan James Burr of Sonora will be from 3 to 7 p.m. today at Terzich & Wilson Funeral Home, 225 E. Rose Ave. in Sonora. Memorial services will be conducted at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Mr. Burr died Monday, Sept. 6, at Sonora Regional Medical Center after an off-road motorcycle accident near Lyon Lake. He was 19.

He was born Feb. 26, 1985, in Grass Valley to Bill and Kim Burr. He has lived in Sonora for 16 years, graduating from Sonora High School in 2003. He was beginning his second year at Columbia Junior College. He worked as a mechanic for Miguel’s Auto Service. He played Little League and soccer for many years and played football for two years during high school. He enjoyed riding motorcycles, snowboarding, paint balling, video games, backpacking, fishing and hanging out with his friends.



He is survived by his parents, Bill and Kim Burr of Sonora; brother, Chris Burr of Sonora; grandparents Frances Burr of Grass Valley, Don and Pat Erickson of Sacramento and Jim Coyil of Madera; aunt, Karen Burr of Grass Valley; uncles and aunts Mike and Carol Burr of Grass Valley and Jon and Tami Erickson of Salt Lake City, Utah; aunts and uncles Karen and Rick Wilson of Grass Valley and Karyl and Daryl Fletcher of Madera; cousins Melissa Burr of Las Vegas, Jennifer Adams, Brandon and Harlon Burr, and Richard, Jeremy and Jenifer Wilson, all of Grass Valley, and Jerad, Kathryn and Kristyn Fletcher of Madera, Megan Hanna, and Emma Erickson of Salt Lake City, Utah; and girlfriend, Kristin Brown of Sonora. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Robert Burr; grandmother, Marlys Coyil; and aunt, Linda Adam.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Ryan Burr Scholarship Fund, c/o Sonora High School, attn.: Julie Giove, 251 S. Barretta St., Sonora 95370.




Arrangements are under the direction of the Terzich & Wilson Funeral Home in Sonora.


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