Yesterday Frank went home to the parish of Christ the King on the South Side of Chicago where he grew up. His life was celebrated in a liturgy filled with prayers, music and remembrances of Frank. After the mass, friends and family gathered for a lunch and shared stories of Frank’s wondrous life.
Over the past 38 days we have all had the opportunity to grow closer with each other and become a part Frank’s extended family from across the country.
This will be the last time we will be posting on Frank’s Caring Bridge. But we will not forget him. Though his life was cut short, he still leaves a legacy of friendship, love and helping others with disabilities and special needs.
Before his death, Frank tirelessly worked to advance the mission of the National Wheelchair Basketball Association to create access to sport for people of all ages with disabilities. The Burns family is honored to join with the NWBA to forward Frank’s mission in life through The Frank T Burns Heritage Fund.
Please join us in supporting Frank’s mission and consider a contribution to continue his legacy. (For more information see link below)
On behalf of the Burns family, we thank everyone for their kindness, love and support. We have all lost a very special person in our lives.