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Re: Memorial Gardens on Church Property


My church has a committee looking at establishing a memorial garden and I
suspect they've looked into the details pretty thoroughly.  I'll see if I
can find someone to connect you with.

-----Original Message-----
From: Honigman, Adam <Adam.Honigman@Bowne.com>
To: 'Cyndy Ross' <cynross@tir.com>; community_garden@mallorn
Date: Monday, April 17, 2000 6:03 PM
Subject: RE: [cg] Memorial Gardens on Church Property

>The only thing like what you are mentioning near me in NYC is the Bronx
>Botanical gardens in NYC where we have a few acres of un-touched original
>forest people where folks choose to scatter ashes; Central Park is
>a scattering ground for ashes, especially the Rambles area; Broadway over
>which WWI ace  Eddie Rickenbacker flew scattering Damon Runyon's ashes;;
>and, of course,  countless Neptune society daytrips to Long Island Sound
>where the bereaved scatter the ashes of their loved ones in the oceans.
>of our organized crime figures are buried at sea, but usually their remains
>are weighted not cremated.
>There is an apocrypal story that one of our older master gardeners asked
>that her ashes be added to the compost heap by her son, but none of us has
>proof that this was done. Cremated remains are not officially approved
>compost material in out garden. I'd hate to have  NYPD forensics to have to
>go through our compost heap for evidence ( especially after stable day!)
>Hoping this has all been helpful,
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Cyndy Ross [SMTP:cynross@tir.com]
>> Sent: Saturday, April 15, 2000 10:34 AM
>> To: community_garden@mallorn
>> Subject: [cg] Memorial Gardens on Church Property
>> Do any of you know of any Memorial Gardens which exist on church
>> I would greatly appreciate any & all information regarding establishing a
>> serene place where ashes may be scattered -- we will not be burying urns
>> nor using a columbarium.  Thus far, we seem to have great leeway on all
>> levels of government.
>> Thank you for your time.  Peace be with you.
>> Cyndy Ross, Chairperson
>> Fellowship, SLLC Organic Community Garden, Memorial Garden, and
>> Wagon' committees
>> Sylvan Lake Lutheran Church
>> 2399 Figa Avenue
>> W. Bloomfield, MI 48324-1808
>> cynross@tir.com <mailto:cynross@tir.com>
>> zone 6A
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