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David Burk

November 6, 2018

DAVID BURK MD David Burk MD, Child Psychiatrist, passed away peacefully on September 13th after a twenty-five year battle against Parkinson's Disease. In 1976 he moved to New Mexico where he devoted his career to young children and troubled teens both at St Vincent's Hospital and his private practice. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Rose, his daughter, Katherine Ellis, son Eli Burk, and grandchildren Lillian and Landry, as well as by his adopted family; stepsons, Miles and Anthony Jefferson, and grandchildren, Jake, Amelia and Alfie. A warm and lovely man, he will be missed alike by his ex-patients, colleagues, friends and family. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to the New Mexico Parkinson Coalition, For a formal obituary listing his academic and professional achievements see

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