A Grove of trees in the Scottish Highlands
Murray Family Grove
Jack Duncan and Larry Jay
Jack, Dec 1927 - Apr 2001
Larry, Sep 1958 - May 2012

Jack Duncan and Larry Jay grove

The tree is a slow, enduring force straining to win the sky.
Antoine de Saint-Exupry, The Wisdom of the Sands


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Marking another year. In honor of Mark Murray's birthday.

Donated by Anna Denney

31st March 2016

In fondest memory of Mary, George’s better half for a remarkable 59 years, and a delightful friend and dance companion…from that first Do Si Do so many years ago, to the last Star Through, too soon.

Donated by Myrna May (Myrt) Murray

24th March 2016

Our deepest admiration in remembering Harry. His compassion and pioneering excellence as a Dr. were equaled only by the capacity of his heart, intellect, and charm. The universe stumbles, diminished.

Donated by Mark and Barron

24th March 2016

In warmest memory of Mary, a truly generous, caring, and supportive friend. You shone as a loving helpmate and buoyant companion to John for far too short a time, by any measure of the heart.

Donated by Myrna May (Myrt) Murray

24th March 2016

In honor of Mitchell’s dad. He raised a son who proves a truly proud father, unabashedly devoted husband, and genuinely open-hearted friend.

Donated by Allen and Mark

19th November 2015

In lasting memory of Annie’s father. He brought up a strong, sweet, and sensible gal—full of humor, generosity, and just-get-it-done grit.

Donated by Barron and Mark

17th November 2015

Honoring the 30th year of Barron’s tenure in the world’s most wondrous endeavor. Here’s to Shanghai, and the many flight paths yet to be taken, all with the same awe as that first take-off in 1985.

Donated by Mark

10th July 2015

In celebration of Rachel's journey to Purdue, and of her amazing gift of music and friendship to so, so many. May the roots and branches of these trees connect us far, far into a lovely tomorrow.

Donated by Mark and Barron

10th July 2015

In celebration of Lilly’s journey to Purdue, and of her amazing gift of music and friendship to so, so many. May the roots and branches of these trees connect us far, far into a lovely tomorrow.

Donated by Mark and Barron

10th July 2015

In memory of Kirk—sculptor of young minds across generations seeking wisdom, skills and their place in the world. Your legacy is an enduring presence in the lives of countless others.

Donated by Mark and Barron

10th July 2015

In memory of Pat’s father—who proudly raised a good and sturdy son, and who counted among his many blessings the deepest friendship and boundless care of his loving boy.

Donated by Mark and Barron

10th July 2015

In honor of Mark Murray's birthday.

Donated by Anna Denney

30th March 2015

With enduring appreciation for the love, laughter, and close kinship of cousin Ernie, and his joyous and indefatigable Betty, whose recent passing reminds us that you meant more than the world to all.

Donated by Myrna May (Myrt) Murray

20th March 2015

To celebrate the once-in-a-lifetime presence of Jim and Charlou in our lives. Thank you for making a place for our son in your home as he pursued his dreams - and for welcoming us into your circle.

Donated by Myrna May (Myrt) Murray

19th March 2015

With deepest thanks and truest love for Linda—steady doer of what needs to be done. The world is an impossibly better place than can be measured for your warm heart, patient soul, and giving hands.

Donated by Mark and Barron

12th March 2015

On the marriage of Andrea and Michael - may the roots of these trees mirror those of your lives together with daughters Ava and Ella. Godspeed, nurturing rains and warm skies for unmeasured happiness.

Donated by Mark and Barron

12th March 2015

Deepest, purest thanks to Kris, Nita and Janine for sharing Jim and Charlou with the wide world beyond 22 Thou for a shining arc of time. We stand astonished in the memory of their full-brimming brio.

Donated by Mark and Barron

12th March 2015

In memory of Ernest and Betty. Loving father and mother—by sacred choice—of Shelley and Mary Kay. Honored Captain and adored First Mate. Family to friends and all, in waters rough and calm.

Donated by Mark and Barron

12th March 2015

In heartfelt honor of Elizabeth's enduring dedication to her mother

Donated by Mark G Murray

6th October 2014

I miss you daddy Jack and brother Larry. Here is a tree for each year of your 53 years with us Larry. You were always a blessing to our family. I'm bringing some of your ashes to Scotland next week. I hope to bring them to go with trees, if I can't get there I'll leave them at grandpa Murray's home at Stornoway.

Donated by Linda Murray-Rush

16th May 2014

Another year has passed, another year has come. In honor of Mark G Murray's birthday.

Donated by Anna Denney

28th March 2014

In memory of LeRoy, a good friend and a Cenex buddy to Jack and Myrt Murray for 40 years

Donated by Myrt Murray

25th February 2014

In enduring memory of Scott's mother, a gracious woman who raised a good boy

Donated by Allen Barronton

25th February 2014

In tribute to Harold and his daughter, his helpmate, his winged angel

Donated by Allen Barronton

25th February 2014

In memory of Patricia Ann and a life beautifully lived

Donated by Allen Barronton

25th February 2014

In lasting memory of a mother who loved her son, Larry

Donated by Allen Barronton

14th October 2013

In fondest memory of Walt and Lowava dear friends, enduring co-builders, and dedicated neighbors without equal.

Donated by Mark G Murray

10th October 2013

In gracious appreciation of Peter's mother her gift alone of his voice to our world's highest art form is a legacy without measure.

Donated by Mark G Murray

10th October 2013

With warmest congratulations and deepest wishes for the best of all possible futures upon John and Lennie's marriage!

Donated by Mark G Murray

10th October 2013

In respectful honor of Bill Stockman Husband, Father, and Volkssport Leader.

Donated by Mark G Murray

10th October 2013

In memory of those who truly, deeply loved Chad, Jay, John, Scott, and Vicki

Donated by Mark G Murray

6th May 2013

In honor of Mark's birthday and a tribute to his father and brother.

8th April 2013

Don and Laura Newcomb and family remember Larry Jay Murray.

Donated by Myrna M. Murray

27th December 2012

In honor of my loving husband of 50 years, Jack Duncan Murray; and in memory of my loving son, Larry Jay Murray.

Donated by Myrna May (Myrt) Murray

27th December 2012

From the Maruska Family (Jeane Maruska and Tammy Maruska Grady)

Donated by Jeane & Tammy Maruska

20th December 2012

In memory of Jack and Larry from friends of your son and brother Mark. Marvin and Harry

Donated by Marvin Koenig

2nd July 2012

In memory of Larry Jay Murray from friends and co-workers at Sabre Travel Network.

18th June 2012

Donated by Mark G Murray

28th May 2012

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Scots pine against a summer blue sky.
Twinflowers in bloom on pine woodland floor.
A Scotch argus butterfly on common ragwort.
Jack Duncan and Larry Jay's grove
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