October 28, 2020
Tulsa businessman and Burlington native Blayne Robert Frieden, 58, died Oct. 24. A devoted father, Blayne enjoyed his family, socializing with his wide circle of friends, and building new businesses.
He was instrumental in helping launch one of Tulsa's most popular restaurants, Amelia's Wood-Fired Cuisine. Over the years, he owned and worked for companies engaged in personnel services, marketing, commercial real estate and trucking.
In the early 2000s, he was a co-owner of Personnel Consultants, a professional staffing and placement company that earned recognition by Inc. Magazine as one...