Bob Burke, with wife Carolyn, wears the Volunteer Action Award medal presented to Copper Mountain College by then-President Ronald Reagan. College officials asked Burke to wear the medal at public events as a recognition of the work he accomplished for CMC.
Posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2012 12:10 am
JOSHUA TREE — The new government center here, slated to open in March, will be named in honor of Morongo Basin advocate Bob Burke.
The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, Feb. 14, unanimously supported Supervisor Neil Derry’s decision to name the center after Robert “Bob” Brennan Burke.
Burke died in July 2011 at the age of 89.