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Jack Longacre Memorial Services – Nov. 16, 2002, Taum Sauk, Missouri

On Nov. 16, 40 Highpointers met at the Fort Davidson Motel & Restaurant in Ironton, MO, for a memorial service titled “A Celebration of Jack’s Life.” Club chairman Roger Rowlett read a proclamation from Missouri Gov. Bob Holden, declaring Nov. 16, 2002 “Jack Longacre Day.” You can view the proclamation here.

After the ceremony, the Highpointers hiked to the summit of Taum Sauk, where Jack’s neighbors. Faith and Paul Light, scattered the first of many film canisters full of Jack’s ashes.

You can read more about the memorial services by reading Brendan Leonard’s thesis “Because it is there” (page 25).

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