Rachel Luevano Burke

Rachel Luevano Burke

Rachel Luevano Burke died Dec. 31, 2018. She was 75.

Burke was a longtime resident of Livermore and a retiree from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL).  She took great pride in the divisions that she worked within LLNL and had a great love of music, dancing, food and the thrill of shopping.

She leaves behind daughter, Victoria Byrne; son, Daniel Burke; sister, Esther Luevano; brothers, Carlos, David and John Luevano; grandchildren, nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Jesse and Hope Luevano, and former spouse, William C. Burke Jr. 

Funeral service will be held on Jan. 18 at 11 a.m., at Callaghan Mortuary, 3833 East Ave., Livermore.  A committal service will follow at Roselawn Cemetery, 1240 N. Livermore Ave., Livermore.

Donations may be made to the University California San Francisco (UCSF) Sarcoidosis Research Program or the American Diabetes Association.