"Rather than mourn the absence of the flame,
let us celebrate how brightly it burned."
Peggy Ott
Class of 1967

It is with shock, disbelief and profound sadness that I write these words about the loss of a good
friend. The Otts were long-time family friends. My mother and Peggy's mother were friends for
over 60 years. When Mrs. Ott passed away a year and a half ago, Peggy became my mother's
surrogate daughter. I had the good fortune to rekindle a past friendship with Peggy as well.

She was a kind, gentle person who loved gardening, animals, and people. Her compassion for
others was evident in the vocation that she chose as a care-giver to the elderly. She loved each of
her patients and cared for them as though they were her own family. For her to have met with such
a violent and senseless death is incomprehensible. We miss her terribly.

Susan Troxell Carroll - Class of 67
Marcia Lynne Burnett Montague
Class of 1970

Boca Raton News
Published Wednesday, June 4, 2003

Marcia Lynne Burnett Montague, 50, died peacefully at Hospice By The Sea in Boca Raton on
May 28, 2003. Marcia was born Sept. 21, 1952 in Brookings, S.D., to Dee and Clyde Burnett. She
grew up in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Wisconsin and Florida. She was in the seventh grade when
her family moved to Boca Raton in 1964. She graduated in 1970 from Boca Raton High School,
where she had been the editor of the yearbook and the salutatorian of her graduating class. She
attended Occidental College, the University of New Mexico and graduated magna cum laude from
the University of Wisconsin in 1975 with a degree in Art History. She was a member of Phi Beta
Kappa. In 1987, she received a degree in Graphic Arts from Spokane Falls Community College.
She married Benjamin Espinoza in 1976 in Albuquerque, N.M. She and her son, Hilario, lived in
Albuquerque, N.M.; Boca Raton; Spokane, Wash.; and Palo Alto, Ca., before moving back to
Florida in 1992. She was employed as a talented graphic artist for Food for the Poor and New
River Direct Communications. Marcia was also a gifted fine artist in pen and ink, acrylics and
watercolors. She always will be remembered as a devoted mother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend.

She is survived by her loving son, Hilario Montague, her faithful greyhound, True, and her 18-year-
old cat, Magic; her parents, Dee Burnett of Deerfield Beach and Clyde Burnett of Rollinsville,
Colo.; three sisters and one brother, Bev OÂ’Reilly of Hypoluxo, Pam Van Scotter of Colorado
Springs, Colo., Janet Summers of Boca Raton and Craig Burnett of Boca Raton. She is also
survived by nine nieces and nephews, Laura Mangan of Germantown, Md.; Caitlin Balch-Burnett
of Colorado Springs, Colo.; Emily and Jordan Burnett of Boca Raton; and Valerie, Ryan, Corey,
Zachary and Jessica Summers of Boca Raton. Other close relatives include Rick Summers, Alison
Burnett, Michael OÂ’Reilly, Bruce and Corrianne Hurd and Gladys and Dick Daniels.
Dr. Donald Norman Kapsch
Class of 1967

Dr. Donald Norman Kapsch, 53, of Marietta died April 30th, 2003.

Dr. Kapsch was a native of Baltimore and a vascular surgeon in Cobb County, GA.

Surviving are his former wife, Rueleen Kapsch, of Stone Mountain; three children, Ted Kapsch of
Douglassville, Benjamin Kapsch of Stone Mountain and Raechel York of Jacksonville, NC; his
mother, Helen Kapsch of Stone Mountain; and one sister, Linda Kapsch-Craig of Tucker.

The Atlanta Journal and Constitution
May 9th, 2003

Susan Troxell Carroll - Class of 67
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