ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Close friends and family gathered at the Alaskan Heritage Memorial Chapel to celebrate a life and say goodbye to a man many say did so much for the community, in a short length of ti
“I think he touched a lot of homes,” said Reverend Fred Ledbetter. “I think he touched a lot of homes through the children.”
A visitation was held Thursday evening for the Mat-Su Borough School District Superintendent Dr. Kenneth Burnley, who died unexpectedly Saturday morning after a knee surgery.
“The community will miss him in a great way,” said Reverend Ledbetter.
From settling contracts to pin-pointing budget projections, Dr. Burnley exceeded the school district's high expectations in one year. Colleagues say he had an inner drive to do what's right for kids.