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FCA Asks Public To Be Thoughtful With Decorations

The Fairbury Cemetery Association has recently expressed concerns about excessive decorations on grave markers. Although a short-term allowance is made for flowers, flags, and similar tokens of remembrance during observed holidays such as Memorial Day, the Cemetery Association prohibits the use of decorations on grave markers that are not a permanent part of monuments or their foundations.

According to the association, “The safety of our groundskeeping staff is the number one reason behind this rule. So many temporary decorative items can end up falling into the grass around markers, and these items can easily get overlooked, caught up in...

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