Karl Larson Burke was born on May 23, 1981 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. As a young child he was full of life and energy. He was an avid sports fan and loved to cheer on his favorite teams. He was the best improv comedian anyone would be lucky to experience. He was a well of knowledge about history, movies, science, music and art. A true renaissance man. However, his most heartfelt passion was music and particularly hip-hop. It was his true passion and it helped him get through some of his darkest days. Despite Karl's many talents he was taken away too soon on May 18, 2020 in Roselle Park, New Jersey. He is loved, missed and survived by his mother, Sara Larson Burke, his sister, Leah Claire Burke, and his partner, Breana Rudolph. Karl was predeceased by his father, Mark William Burke, and grandfathers Harry Walter Burke and Dale Alvin Larson.His family and friends continue to comfort one another and will forever cherish him and his glorious space in our memories. May He Rest In Peace. Arrangements by Gray Funeral Home, Westfield, NJ. Please go to: www.grayfuneralhomes.com to offer condolences.