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Robert Joseph Coles Gravestone

Photo(s) by Stephen ColesImported from Flickr on Jan 9, 2012. Artwork published in 2008.

We wanted something natural, like the stones Dad used to pick up at the end of a long hike and skip across the lake. We got something close, but the cemetery required the rectangular concrete base. I typeset the text, excerpted from a speech given by one of his ward members (parishioners), with input from the family. I’m pretty proud that it’s a little bit different from your average gravestone, and I think he’d like it, though he might argue that he isn’t worth all the fuss. Well, he is.


Original art, set in Illustrator. Uses Adobe Garamond Premier Caption (for small text) and Display (for "Coles").

Source: License: All Rights Reserved.

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