Former Utah legislator Kim Burningham has died

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 Utah) –Former member of Utah legislature Kim Burningham has died. 
Burningham served as a member of the Utah State Legislature for 15 years and as member of the State Board of Education for 16 years. 
Governor Gary Herbert released a statement about Burningham’s death Friday: 
“Jeanette and I were sorry to hear of the passing of Kim Burningham, former member of the legislature, the State Board of Education, and a community advocate. Kim was well known for his passionate support of an open government and a strong education system. He was a great example of civic engagement and community service. From the countless students he influenced as a teacher to the thousands of citizens impacted through his work in state government and education, Kim leaves a legacy of exemplary service and dedication to the common good. Our thoughts and prayers are with Kim’s wife Susan, their sons and their grandchildren.”

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