The Pat Loomis and Leonard McKay Cenotaphs

Photo 1

Patricia "Pat" Loomis

Pat Loomis photo

Photo 2

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


Pat Photo B side

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


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


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Leonard M. McKay

Leonard McKay photo

Leonard Photo A side

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


Leonard Photo B side

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


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


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.

  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.

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.



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

Sal Pizarro
Around Town Columnist
San Jose Mercury News

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


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


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


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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