Nanci Burt Shull passed away on April 2, 2005 at home. She was born on July 25, 1947 in Fort Worth, Texas. She grew up in Leawood, Kansas and graduated from Shawnee Mission East High School. Nanci attended Kansas State College Pittsburg, Kansas and Loyola University in Chicago. She was an active member of the Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority. Nanci started in the insurance industry at an early age and worked in all areas including Senior Management. She was with Fireman’s Fund for many years in branches from coast to coast. She returned to Califonia eight years ago and resided in Mission Viejo.
Nanci will always be remembered for her positive spirit. She was always laughing and happy, never letting anything get her down. She fought cancer twice and beat it both times with undying positive attitude. Nanci had a true compassion for people and animals. She always had time for friends and family, and would spread her contagious smile everywhere she went. She had volunteered at a local animal shelter, and often created her own animal shelter in her home as she nursed injured or lost animals back to health. Anyone who knew Nanci will always remember her wonderful laugh and her beautiful positive spirit.
Nanci is survived by her husband, Doug Burt; her daughter, Kelley Demas; stepson Chris Burt, his wife Yolanda and their children Gabbie and Alex; stepdaughter Rosanna Cohle and her husband Andy. She is also survived by many close friends as well as her many pets.