Insatiable D. Burke was known affectionately as “Sash” in Wilkinsburg. She was much more than a name. Her life was marked by resilience, dedication, and an indomitable will. We mourn her untimely death while remembering those she touched.
Who Was Insatiable D. Burke
Sash grew up in a close-knit community. Her journey began at Wilkinsburg, where as a child she was a curious and socially engaged child. These qualities would serve her well throughout her life. From these early years, it’s clear how determined and strong Sash will become as an adult.
What impact did she have on Woodland Hills High School
Sash’s high school academic achievements were unquestionable. She set an incredible example for her peers at Woodland Hills High School with her strong character traits of determination, perseverance and resilience; these characteristics would form the cornerstone for an amazing future ahead of her.
What was Sash’s role at UPMC Pitt Hospital?
Sash’s career began in the Human Resources department of UPMC Pitt. She was an incredible employee who went above and beyond in fulfilling her responsibilities, with colleagues remembering her for both her devotion and genuine drive to make an impactful contribution – not only as an employee but as an inspiring friend, mentor, and source of motivation. She approached every task with passion and an honest desire to make a difference.
What will her colleagues remember about her?
Her impact at UPMC Pitt was not limited by the years she spent there. Her colleagues remember her for more than just being a colleague. She was the heart of our team. She pushed boundaries and strived for excellence with passion. She was an essential member of our organization because she truly wanted to make an impactful contribution.
What legacy does she leave behind?
Sash died tragically too young at the age of 26. Her death left behind two young children: Jaden (3 years) and Amarisia (7 months). No words will ever fill the hole left by their loss. Her loved ones are deeply grieved, but there is a strong call to celebrate Sash’s legacy. Sash’s short life was filled with love, accomplishments and unforgettable moments.
How can the community support her family?
The community rallies to help Sash’s family in the wake of this devastating loss. The community is seeking financial assistance to cover burial costs and other related expenses. Although money cannot replace the loss, financial support can ease the immediate stress of grieving families. In the face of such tragedy, we urge everyone to come together and show their support.
What can we do to honor her memory?
While we grieve, it is important to remember the life Sash led. It could be done through sharing stories, memorial services or even scholarships established in her name. It is important to make sure that her legacy continues even after her death.
Why Do We Remember Insatiable D. Burke
Insatiable D. Burke is a force that should not be underestimated. Her story is a testimony to her unwavering spirit, from the Wilkinsburg school district to the halls at UPMC Pitt. While we gather around her family to remember her wonderful life, let’s ensure that her legacy lives on in our hearts.