Walk Through Kelowna Legacy Gardens, [Video]

Last month LEES+Associates attended the annual British Columbia Funeral Association (BCFA) Conference and Exhibitor’s Showcase in Kelowna, BC.

While in Kelowna, our staff took the opportunity to visit the Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery to check out the more than 150 year old cemetery’s newest section for cremated remains and above ground crypts.

In 2014, LEES+Associates completed a master plan for the cemetery and was retained by the City to assist with the burial expansion strategy outlined in the master plan. Work began in 2016 with the preparation of construction documents for the new area dubbed the Legacy Gardens.

In the video above, Richard Cook walks through a section of the garden; the Legacy Garden area offers columbaria niches and mausolea crypts in a picturesque landscape setting. Visit the project profile page for more on the project.
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Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery

We couldn’t resist sharing these sunny snowy day shots of the Legacy Gardens at Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery.
In 2016, LEES+Associates undertook the preparation of construction documents for this new precinct of the cemetery.

The Legacy Gardens design provides additional cremation niche and mausolea crypt inventory by transforming an existing service road around the Bennett Memorial into a premium cremation garden.

Legacy Gardens at Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Legacy Gardens at Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Legacy Gardens at Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Legacy Gardens at Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo Credit: David Gatzke, Cemetery manager, Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery