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Simon (#46872300)
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Bio Photo Several years ago, I bought a new digital camera and wanted to take it out and practice. I knew Mountain View Cemetery was close, but had not been there, so off I went to see if there were any photo opportunities. I shot a days worth of photos and then came back to "process" them.

In one of the photos, in the glass of the crypt's door, some people believe they see a woman's face. Although I myself do not believe in ghosts, some friends are convinced that is what the photo shows, a ghost. That one photo sparked my interest and led me to researching the family buried in that crypt, and along the way to FindaGrave.

I volunteer for photos for the Mountain View Cemetery, in Oakland, California. It is an absolutely beautiful place. If you have not seen it, you can check out some of my photos here: View my Mountain View Cemetery Photos.
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Terry K
Photo of the Headstone for Lola Franco
Thank you so much for taking the photo of the headstone for Lola Franco for me. It really adds to the memorial for her and means a lot of our family.

Thanks again,

Terry
Added by Terry K on Aug 07, 2011 4:50 PM
Melody
Thanks so much!
Thank you so much for the photograph of Harry Jackson's stone. I am happy to have this to add to my collection!
Added by Melody on Aug 06, 2011 6:39 PM
Lisa Davis
Sheppard
Thank You very much for the picture of Florence Sheppards headstone. I really appricate it. Lisa Davis
Added by Lisa Davis on Aug 01, 2011 3:41 PM
Venus Shelley-Adams
Stockholms
Thank you so much for taking these photos for me. I really appreciate it. You really have some
beautiful pictures in your bio link of Mountain View Cemetery. And I also enjoyed reading your bio. In fact I would love to see the picture you are referring to if you still have it.

Venus
Added by Venus Shelley-Adams on Apr 27, 2009 11:19 PM
Anne Shurtleff Stevens
RE: John & Mildred Spencer
That story might go down as one of the funniest graving stories I have heard. Bless you, lololol!!!
Added by Anne Shurtleff Stevens on Apr 27, 2009 10:55 AM
Anne Shurtleff Stevens
John & Mildred Spencer
Thank you, EVER so much, for your picture of John Spencer and my aunt Mildred!!!! I have never been able to get to the cemetery, I treasure the picture so much!
Added by Anne Shurtleff Stevens on Apr 27, 2009 10:14 AM
Carol Bassetti
John Hege
Thanks for attempting to get the location of the gravesite. I am sure once the publicity dies down the cemetery office will give out the information on his exact gravesite. Thanks again for trying.
Added by Carol Bassetti on Apr 18, 2009 8:17 PM
CJBiller
Van Riper
Simon,
Thanks for the quick turnaround on this request:)
Charles
Added by CJBiller on Mar 21, 2009 7:29 PM
Kathleen
Muskopf Pics
Thanks once again for a great job!
Added by Kathleen on Mar 19, 2009 10:06 PM
Charles Patterson
Flegal Headstone
Dear Simon,
Thankk you very much for taking the time to photograph and post the picture of the headstone.
This will be a great addition to my family research and is appreciated very much.

Sincerely,

Chuck Patterson
Added by Charles Patterson on Mar 14, 2009 7:20 PM
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