Pearl Burrows | Obituary

Pearl Burrows | Obituary

Pearl Burrows, 89, passed

away October 17, 2020, in Olympia,

Washington, her home of 64 years.

She was born November 6, 1930, to

Gus and Mable Lindberg in Quincy,


Pearl graduated from Renton

High School, and married Don

Burrows on November 10, 1956, in Renton, Washington. She

worked at her father’s sporting goods store, and later at Boeing

until moving to Olympia in 1957. In Olympia, she worked

at the YWCA and, after raising her children, she worked at the

Tumwater Valley Athletic Club.

Pearl was an accomplished figure and dance roller skater.

She loved playing tennis and traveling. She was a member of

Gloria Dei church.

She is survived by her husband, Don; son, Ross; daughter,

Shelley; grandsons, Brett, Jesse, and Josh; and great grandson,

Sammy. Her parents and brother, Art, predeceased her.

Donations in Pearl’s name may be made to the American

Heart Association.

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