David Carradine: Reknown for his Kung Fu TV series, starred in cult films, from Death Race 2000 to the Kill Bill movies. Carradine’s death was under strange circumstances: Found hanging from a closet in a Bangkok hotel room. Originally considered a suicide, an autopsy showed that Carradine was a victim of accidental (& likely autoerotic) asphyxiation. Buried in Los Angeles’s Forest Lawn Memorial Park, in a bamboo coffin. His headstone lists his many roles, from actor to dancer to martial…
Death & Gravestone Symbolism. Death is life's ending. Because everyone who is born eventually dies, it is the center of many traditions and organizations. Customs relating to death are a feature of every culture around the world. Part of those customs are symbols, which signify or try to make sense of the phenomena
A famous little stone I photographed at Lincoln Cemetery in Lincoln, KS. The young man was a traveling salesman. He died while visiting home and his father had the stone cutter carve this cute little suitcase tombstone as a fitting marker for his son.
Patrick Wayne Swayze (Houston (Texas), 18 augustus 1952 – Los Angeles (Californië), 14 september 2009) was een Amerikaans acteur, danser en singer-songwriter. Op 5 maart 2008 werd door een woordvoerder van Swayze bekendgemaakt dat hij alvleesklierkanker had. De woordvoerder ontkende dat de acteur nog maar kort te leven zou hebben. Zijn toestand verslechterde echter en anderhalf jaar later, op 14 september 2009, overleed Swayze op 57-jarige leeftijd.