Penny Burns of Scottsdale went on to her next journey on Aug. 22, 2016 surrounded by her loving family.
Penny was a teacher for 42 years and made a difference in every life she touched. She met her husband, Gene, on a blind date when she was in high school. They dated for 10 years and married in 1962. They had two children, Lori and Cary. Together they created a family built on unconditional love. Her unwavering support for her husband and children were unparalleled. Gene hosted a radio show for two years and always opened and signed off the broadcast with the song, “Pennies (Penny’s) From Heaven”. They renewed their vows at their 50th wedding anniversary celebration.