Obituary: Suzanne Burrows |

Obituary: Suzanne Burrows

Suzanne Burrows
Suzanne Burrows
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August 20, 1944 – November 21, 2022

Suzanne Gruber Burrows, of Breckenridge, passed away on November 21st after a courageous battle with cancer.

She was born on August 20, 1944 in Frederick Oklahoma, to Phil and June Gruber, both School Administrators.

She attended the University of Oklahoma in Norman, and got her Masters in education, after which she married Charles Burrows on July 1st, 1967 in Norman.

She taught First Grade in Wichita Falls Texas, Lawton Oklahoma, and Norman, while in their free time she and Charles traveled and skied all over the west eventually having a son, Seth in 1976, and moving to Breckenridge in 1978.

She worked in lots of capacities in Breckinridge, including at the Skinny Winter, Thunder Buttons, and The Drug Store, and A D.A.M. Good Pizza and A D.A.M. Good Burger.

She settled into a career with the county as a Community Service Coordinator, where she worked until she retired.

Her big personality was always on display, and she was always there to support her friends when they needed it. She enjoyed coffee with her best friends at the Subway on Main Street at least once a week, where they would solve all the world’s problems.

After her relationship ended, she became adventurous, riding Harleys, and flying airplanes with John Lugo, who was always encouraging her to pursue adventure. They drove four wheelers in Moab, attended the Motorcycle Rally in Sturgis, South Dakota for 20 consecutive years, and would sometimes fly from Kremling to Aspen for a milkshake.

She is survived by her Ex-Husband Charles, her Adventure partner John Lugo, both of Breckenridge, her son Seth Burrows and grandson Tyler, both of Bend Oregon.

In accordance with her wishes, there will be no memorial service.

She is greatly missed.

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