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South Lawn Cemetery

Davis-Monthan to close Craycroft gate Thursday morning for arrival of Army soldier's body

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base will close the Craycroft Road gate Thursday morning for the arrival of the body of an Army soldier who died last week from wounds in an attack in Afghanistan.

May 21, 2014 8:00 pmLoading…
Tucson Oddity: Cemetery's 'Veteran Islands' honor US military service

Tucson Oddity: Cemetery's 'Veteran Islands' honor US military service

"No man is an island, entire of itself. Each is a piece of the continent, a part of the main," wrote poet John Donne.

December 03, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson Oddity: Cemetery's 'Veteran Islands' honor US military service

Tucson Oddity: Cemetery's 'Veteran Islands' honor US military service

The grassy medians at South Lawn Cemetery are "Veteran Islands." The island plots were developed in 1987 and purchased by veterans' organizations for vets and their families. Burial in the medians is an honor.

December 03, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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