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Dicy Ann Roberts Burton was born in Alexandria, Virginia on April 29, 1974 to Richard and Mary Lou Roberts. Most of her childhood was spent in Mesa, Arizona where she attended Mountain View High School. Dicy graduated from Brigham Young University with a bachelor's degree in Communications (1996) and a Master's in Business Administration (2000).

Dicy was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She served a mission to Washington, DC (1996-97) and has served in the church since then as a teacher and leader.

She met her husband, Joseph Brad Burton, Jr., in Chicago in 2002. They were married in the Mesa, Arizona LDS temple in 2004. They had a love for each other that was the envy of all who knew them. Dicy's favorite job was being a mother to three beautiful children, Eleanor, Joseph Brad III (Trey), and Georgiana. She was actively involved in their school and church activities, serving in the PTO and church Primary organizations.

Dicy was a successful marketer, with a long career at Pillsbury, General Mills, and the WM Wrigley Company. She had a gift for making colleagues feel important and maintained close relationships with them for life. Dicy and her family relocated from Chicago to Charlottesville one year ago, where she recently started an independent marketing consultancy with a partner. Over her career, she managed well-known confectionary brands and developed innovative products that are found in stores around the world.

Dicy is survived by her parents, Richard and Mary Lou Roberts of Mesa, Arizona; eight siblings, Bryce (Sally), Brant (Kapri), Brandon (Meghan), Ryan (Lori), Levi, Elise, Ashley Hansen (Nick) and Eli (Jenna); by her three children, Eleanor, Trey and Georgie and her husband, Joey. In addition to her family and extended family, Dicy had more best friends than anyone could imagine. Her legacy is the example of unconditional love that she showed others. The family is grateful for all the thoughtful acts of kindness and service from the Charlottesville and UVA Darden community in the days since Dicy's passing.