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Bear Hugs (#47810210)
 member for 2 years, 8 months, 17 days
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Bio Photo Each time I create a memorial I delight in thinking that it may someday provide comfort to a loved one or valuable information to a genealogist.

Transfers - Please use the "Edit" tab on the memorial, send a "Suggest a Correction" including your "ID number", I'm more than happy to transfer memorials to their RELATIVES.

If FAMILY MEMBERS wish to have a memorial deleted I will do so, no questions asked.

Some dates/names on the headstones are hard to read. If you can help, please click the Edit tab at the top and input the changes. Your assistance would be greatly appreciated in the completion of "Unknown" and incomplete memorials.

Thank you to everyone that made finding and documenting all the cemeteries in Forty Mile County possible. Thank you Kathie for making the many dusty gravel roads we travelled together so much fun!! Collaboration is wonderful and makes any project much more enjoyable.

The Alberta Genealogical Society - Lethbridge Branch gave me access to its Mountain View Cemetery records so unmarked graves and grave locations could be added to FindAGrave. AGS (Lethbridge) has a phenomenal amount of info on file including neatly catalogued obituaries - please support them, if possible. Thanks to all AGS members!!

I would like to thank the Vulcan & District Historical Society for giving me access to all of the Vulcan County Cemetery records and the amazing support of my main contact in that group. WOW!!!!

Thank you as well to everyone that made it possible for me to create memorials for burials at Mountain View and Garden View Cemeteries in Calgary.

Volunteers spend countless hours photographing/ creating memorials and appreciate knowing their efforts are appreciated. I know I do.

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Messages left for Bear Hugs (134)[Leave Message]
Tina Mallory
Huge Thanks
Think that is the quickest links and photo permission I have ever gotten.Thanks so much,it is really great to see families get linked togethered.

Added by Tina Mallory on Jan 25, 2015 5:01 PM
Tina Mallory
Hi was wondering if I could have permission to use your photos on my ancestry tree.Thanks for all your work.

Added by Tina Mallory on Jan 25, 2015 3:31 PM
RE: William James Shannon
oops! I have changed the picture to the appropriate graves. Good catch! And thanks!
Added by CrabbyMuffin on Jan 25, 2015 10:50 AM
Valerie Brewster-Shoopman
Re: Sunderland
Thank you Bear Hugs for the transfer. Completely unexpected but very much appreciated! I too travel dusty roads with my camera in hand & either my daughter or my husband gets to share these adventures. Only once did my car lock us out at the end of the road on a hot Saturday afternoon with keys, cell phones & water bottles safe on the front seat! Enjoy the journey... Val
Added by Valerie Brewster-Shoopman on Jan 20, 2015 7:27 PM
Teresa Pyles
Van Sant
Thank you for the transfer!
Added by Teresa Pyles on Jan 20, 2015 7:17 PM
Re: Headstone photo
Hello, My name is John Walters, I live in Western Washington. I first want to thank you for all your time and effort in the work you have done for Find A Grave.
Second I would like your permission to use the headstone photo you have posted for the Rutledge's, Mary & Lawson's memorial #114154883 & 114154842, in our family tree, and on
Your permission will be greatly appreciated.
John Walters (fordvickie) #47140740
Added by fordvickie on Jan 18, 2015 8:48 AM
RE: photo volunteers??
OK, thanks.
Added by Sheila on Jan 16, 2015 6:14 AM
photo volunteers??
Hi Bear Hugs - Do you have any connections with anyone that might want to photograph a whole cemetery (about 176 graves) in Langham area, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan? I've made all the memorials and have had some requests up since last May.
Added by Sheila on Jan 16, 2015 12:43 AM
RE: Warren and Irma Goodwin
Thank you so much for permission to use the photos and for transferring them to me, it was a delightful surprise!! I appreciate all your efforts!
Added by PupDawg on Jan 13, 2015 2:23 AM
Sue Dahlo
RE: Hi!
Love your big bear tracks!! Sending you all our best wishes for a wonderful 2015. So much appreciate all the work that you do for our genealogical research.
Best wishes,
Added by Sue Dahlo on Jan 13, 2015 12:57 AM
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