MMS Mourns C. Nason Burden M.D.

Vital Signs, December 2014 - C. Nason Burden, MD
C. Nason Burden, M.D.

The MMS mourns the death of Past President C. Nason Burden, M.D., who passed away November 8 at his home in Taunton. He was 97.

An orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Burden served as chief of the medical staff at Morton Hospital and cared for generations of patients in the Taunton area, including many members of the Taunton High School football team.

He served as president of the MMS from 1976–1977 and also served terms as president of the Bristol North Medical Society. In addition, Dr. Burden served as a member of the House of Delegates to the American Medical Association and was a longtime member of the Taunton Board of Health.

He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Lois Peckham, and their four daughters, as well as 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held in July in Mattapoisett.

 

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