Bequest reflects one man’s belief in schools

Apr 10, 2005

Reprinted from The Boston Globe

By Christina Pazzanese
Globe Correspondent / April 10, 2005

Donor leaves $150,000 to education group

Though he never went to school in town, the late Richard Burnham was always interested in helping Needham students. So it was no surprise to Burnham’s daughter, Beverly Maeder, when she learned that after her father’s death in 1996, at age 79, he left nearly half a million dollars to a handful of local groups, including the Needham Education Foundation.

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