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Harvey J. Burger (1932-2007)

USCF life member Harvey J. Burger of Springfield, MA, died Jan. 2, 2007 at the age of 74. Mr. Burger, a former member of the Massachusetts Chess Association board of directors, organized tournaments in western Massachusetts for about 40 years. He played a major role in organizing the annual AIC Opens for the Pioneer Valley Chess Association in Springfield for many years. At the time of his death, Mr. Burger was a resident of the Wingate Nursing Home in East Longmeadow, MA. Cards of condolences can be sent to his daughter: Denise Burger Deal, 8541 SW 98 Ave., Miami, FL 33173

(Submitted by George Mirijanian, President, Massachusetts Chess Association)

Jan. 4, 2007 obituary which appeared in The Republican newspaper in Springfield, MA.

- Harvey J. Burger may you Rest In Peace.