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Burnett Eglow, OD

EglowDr. Burnett O.D. "Burne," 88, of Hasbrouck Heights passed away on June 7, 2013. Born in Newark to the late Harry and Rose Eglow. Burne was a devoted husband and a beloved father. Burne, as his friends called him, was an active participant in the Hasbrouck Heights community for over 55 years. In addition to providing Optometry services in the community, Burne was a charter member and a past president of the Kiwanis Club and a recipient of its Life Membership Award, served on the Board of Trustees for the Library as its treasurer, was a member of the Chamber of Commerce and was a former member and a past president of the Board of Education where he served for thirty three years all in Hasbrouck Heights. In 1997, he was honored by his fellow Board of Education trustees by having the Hasbrouck Heights High School Library renamed to "The Dr. Burnett Eglow Library and Media Center". Dr. Eglow was a past president of the New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians in 1984-'85. Burne is survived by his wife Frances "Alyce" (nee Cashnelli) Eglow and his son Dr. Todd David Eglow of Hasbrouck Heights. Dear brother of Martin Eglow and his wife Joan of Long Island and Iris Birkhahn and her husband Leonard of Fair Lawn. 

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