The Pat Loomis and Leonard McKay Cenotaphs


Photo 1



Patricia "Pat" Loomis

Pat Loomis photo


Photo 2

Patricia "Pat"
Loomis
June 9, 1920
July 20, 2010

Historian



Pat Photo B side

Argonauts
OCTA-Trails west
San Jose Historical
Museum
CA Pioneers of Santa Clara Co.

Writer-Author



Pat Photo C side

A Lover of Life
And all that it Holds
Discovering Truths
From Ages Untold

Historical Preservationist

Gone Fishing



Pat Photo D side

4H Leader
Mt. Hamilton Grange
Santa Clara County
Fair Board
Ag. & Hort. Volunteer
San Jose News - Mercury News

Friend



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Leonard M. McKay

Leonard McKay photo


Leonard Photo A side

Leonard M.
McKay
Oct. 21, 1921
Oct. 17, 2006

Historian


Leonard Photo B side

Argonauts
E Clampus Vitus
Sempervirens
Founding Member History Park San Jose
CA Pioneers of Santa Clara Co.

Friend



Leonard Photo C side

A twinkle in his eye
And a story on his lips
Imparting Knowledge
Was one of his Gifts

Memorabilia of San Jose

Gone Fishing



Leonard Photo D side

Boy Scouts of America
WWII US Army Veteran
Smith-McKay Printing
Rotary Club International

Publisher



Gone Fishing

Gone Fishing... Together




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Dedicated Friday July 20, 2012

Special Thanks and Recognition to:
Argonauts Historical Society
California Monumental Co.
California Pioneers of Santa Clara County
History San Jose
The Loomis Family
The McKay Family
Mountain Charlie Chapter No.1850 - E Clampus Vitus
Oak Hill Memorial Park & Dignity Memorial
San Jose Fire Department


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This monument is located in the "Toyon" Section.
(Near the the "Pioneer" Section.)
(Use the Monterey Road entrance gate.)
Oak Hill Memorial Park
300 Curtner Avenue (at Monterey Road).
San Jose.
Santa Clara County, CA.

(408) 297-2447

Map and directions to the Toyon and Pioneer section
gravesites are available at the Oak Hill Cemetery Office.


GPS
  Pat Loomis - Leonard McKay Cenotaphs  
WGS84 Datum
N 37.29754°
W -121.85652°


Oak Hill - Pioneer and Toyon Sections

Oak Hill - Pioneer and Toyon Sections.


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SJFD 1923 Engine 2 Photo

San Jose Fire Department Museum's 1923 Engine No.2.


Pat Sweeney Photo

ECV1850 XNGH Patrick "Aloycious" Sweeney addresses the crowd.


NGH Jack "Jackrabbit" Furlow and Chris McKay christen new cenotaphs

(L-R) ECV1850 Noble Grand Humbug Jack "Jackrabbit" Furlow and Historian
Chris McKay christen the new cenotaph in true Clamper tradition.


SATISFACTORY!

SATISFACTORY!

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Here's some links to newspaper articles about the Loomis-McKay cenotaph dedication ceremony:

Sal Pizarro
Around Town Columnist
San Jose Mercury News

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Sal Pizarro's Blog - E Clampus Vitus' Jack Furlow & Chris McKay christen historian Leonard McKay's new cenotaph at Oak Hill with Bud Light.

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In the Sunday Mercury News Local Section clamper-friendly
scribe Sal Pizarro covered the Loomis-McKay Dedication.
Posted: Sunday July 22, 2012 Page B3

San Jose historians remembered with monuments - By Sal Pizarro

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Another Pizarro mention:
Posted: 07/18/2012 04:16:12 PM PDT
Updated: 07/18/2012 05:00:07 PM PDT

A much-needed vacation from the digital world - By Sal Pizarro

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Here's an article by Mary Gottschalk:
Posted: 07/12/2012 08:00:41 PM PDT
Updated: 07/12/2012 08:00:42 PM PDT

Dedication of cenotaphs honoring Pat Loomis, Leonard McKay planned - By Mary Gottschalk





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