On the 10th of March 2023, the University of North Carolina (UNC) System lost one of its beloved members, Grace Burton. She was a native of Charlotte, North Carolina, and resided in Chapel Hill. According to reports, she was a student at UNC-Chapel Hill and had many friends and family within the UNC system. Reports are mixed on how she passed away. Keep reading more.
Who Was Grace Burton?
Grace Burton was a bright young woman from Charlotte who dreamed of reaching great heights with her education. She was an advocate for her community and believed that education could be used to have a positive impact on people’s lives. She was passionate about making sure that everyone had access to quality education no matter their social or economic backgrounds. While attending UNC-Chapel Hill, she also volunteered at various organizations such as Habitat for Humanity and food banks in Raleigh-Durham area.
How did Grace Burton die? What was the cause of her death?
The cause of death is still unknown at this time but some reports suggest that it may have been due to drug overdose while other reports say it may have been due to a traffic collision. The family has not yet released an official statement regarding the cause of death so until then it is unclear what really happened to Grace Burton on the day she passed away. However, many people on social media are speculating that drugs were involved in her passing which is yet another reminder of how dangerous drug use can be for young people today.
Obituary & Tributes
Grace will be remembered as someone who always put others before herself. She had a heart for giving back and helping those who were less fortunate than herself. Her generosity will live on through all of the lives she touched during her short time here on earth. Her obituary reads: “Grace Burton, age 22, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly following a serious traffic collision on March 10th 2023.” Her friends and family have taken to social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to share tributes in honor of her life with pictures and words that express their love for her and remind us why we should never take life for granted.
How sad!!! So young with her life ahead of her. My sincere condolences to her family and her Zeta sisters!! ZLAM
Chris Barnes Shoop
My Zeta love and prayers go out to all of her family, friends, and Zeta sisters.
Grace Burton had so much potential but sadly her life ended too soon due to an unexpected tragedy. We should honor her memory by learning from this tragedy so that we can make better decisions when it comes to our health and safety in order to prevent similar tragedies from occurring in the future. Our thoughts go out to all those affected by this loss as they mourn Grace’s untimely passing away from now until eternity; may God grant them peace during these trying times! Rest In Peace Grace Burton! May your legacy live forever!