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Thomas F. Burzynski

Thomas F. Burzynski, American hospice administrator. Recipient Fr. Jack Hickey award Dismas House of Michiana, 1990, Nora J. McFarland award Indiana Association of Health Care, 1993.

Background

  • Burzynski, Thomas F. was born on January 1, 1936 in South Bend, Indiana, United States. Son of Frank Theodore and Stephany Josephine (Zaljeski) Burzynski.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Notre Dame, 1958.

    Career

    • Teacher, football coach St. Adalbert School, South Bend, 1959-1966. Teacher, assistant principal Marian High School, Mishawaka, Indiana, 1966-1973. Executive director, field representative March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation, South Bend, 1973-1983.

      Executive director, president Hospice of St. Joseph County, Inc., since 1983.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to Journal Hospice Care.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Secretary Inter-city Catholic League, South Bend, 1959-1966. Chairman Deaneny Home and Schools Association, 1984. Board directors Dismas House of Michiana, 1987-1991.

    Member National Hospice Organization, Indiana Association Hospices (publicity chair 1984-1991, board directors 1984-1991, president 1991-1992), Michiana Continuity of Care (treasurer 1989), Notre Dame Club of St. Joseph Valley.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, sports.

    Connections

    • Married Barbara Chrapek, August 12, 1967 (deceased April 1983). Children: John David, Margaret Rose, Susan Marie, Mary Frances.
    • father: Frank Theodore Burzynski
    • mother: Stephany Josephine (Zaljeski) Burzynski
    • spouse: Barbara Chrapek
    • children: John David Burzynski
    • Margaret Rose Burzynski
    • Susan Marie Burzynski
    • Mary Frances Burzynski
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    Born January 1, 1936
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