George E. McQuiston

George E. McQuiston

George, age 80, passed away October 3, 2022 in Bullhead City, Arizona with his wife by his side. He was born April 2, 1942 in Corry, Pennsylvania to parents: Doris McQuiston (Carbaugh) and George McQuiston. George is preceded in death by both parents. George received...
If These Stones Could Talk

If These Stones Could Talk

I often write about cemeteries, my fascination with them, and the discoveries that have been made over the years. The allure of the cemetery has been with me since childhood, and countless hours have been spent walking among the stones while contemplating the untold...
Dead Men Do Tell Tales

Dead Men Do Tell Tales

I was in town to make a presentation at a fund raising event for the Hackett Auto Museum and had a few hours to kill. So, I decided to seek out my grandfathers grave at the Mount Evergreen Cemetery on Francis Street in Jackson, Michigan. Even though I never met my...
A Time For Reflection

A Time For Reflection

Ancient cemeteries, historic battlefields, and similar sites give pause and lend themselves to somber reflection. The fragility of life, how short life can be, and thoughts on ones own mortality become manifest at places such as these. Perhaps that is the reason for...