Stories from Spring Creek Cemetery

by Karen Leigh (watercolors)
and Linda De Kort (story)

Spring Creek Cemetery is a beacon for artists. Its intriguing history and serene surroundings invite contemplation and artistic expression. During the COVID pandemic, local artist Karen Leigh found solace in sketching and painting at the cemetery. She has generously shared her sketches with West Valley Naturalists and they are presented below. Karen says there are stories to be told by each one of the markers and inscriptions. It’s inspiring to remember those who rest here and reflect on their lives of yore.