Brother Dan Burck joined the Chapter Celestial on September 12, 2015. Brother Burck exemplified our Star and Crescent and was a man whose life afforded an example which some may equal, but none excel. As evidence of his passion and commitment to Kappa Sigma and his community, Brother Burck was the recipient of 2015 Kappa Sigma Man of The Year Award.
Brother Burck was a 1951 initiate of the Tau Chapter at the University of Texas at Austin. Throughout his life, Brother Burck exemplified the qualities of a leader in his personal and professional life.
Prior to joining the management team of the UT System in 1988, Brother Burck enjoyed a successful 33-year career in the private sector at both the national and international levels. Among his many accomplishments, Brother Burck managed Getty Oil Company’s worldwide holdings and helped create and launch ESPN, where he was Vice President and founding director.
In 1998, Brother Burck married Penny Hight Richards of San Antonio, who also attended UT. Kappa Sigma would like to take this moment to reflect on the successes and lives Brother Burck touched throughout his life, and extend our condolences to his family.
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