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One of Corpus Christi Candy Cane Lane founders dies, leaves legacy – Riverside, California

Riverside, California 2021-09-22 09:49:47 –

According to Burns’ family, Elan Burns, one of the founders of Candy Cane Lane, died after more than 40 years of Corpus Christi’s favorite Christmas display.

Elan Burns posing for a photo in front of his house in Candy Cane Lane. Burns was one of the founders of Corpus Christi's longtime Christmas display. He died on September 9, 2021.

Burns died on September 9th. He was 89 years old.

He began a long tradition with his son and neighbors in the 4700 and 4600 blocks of Donegal Drive in the early 1980s.

Burns moved to Corpus Christi in the mid-1960s and graduated from Texas Tech University. After serving in the army during the Korean War, he ran the army and later became a safety engineer for Army civil servants. After that, he spent more than 35 years at Corpus Christi Army Base.

He has also been a Scout Master for Troop 232 for over 30 years and has been active in his churches, the Grace Presbyterian Church and Corpus Christi’s Southside Rotary Club.

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