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Arnold Palmer: The Man Who Changed Golf

Posted on September 26th, 2016
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The late Byron Nelson, one of the golfs all-time greats, once said: “Arnold Palmer is the most popular professional golfer ever, and he deserves it”. We here at Martin Oaks Cemetery & Crematory think that Nelson was correct on both counts. Much as Babe Ruth changed major league baseball, Palmer firmly established the popularity of […]

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The Long Goodbyes of Vin Scully and Dick Enberg

Posted on September 22nd, 2016
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Photo courtesy of Dominic Disaia. There is a large body of research which suggests that people live longer if they either remain working, or are engaged in mental activity beyond the typical retirement age. Here at Martin Oaks Cemetery & Crematory, anecdotal evidence that we have seen certainly supports these conclusions. Two giants in the […]

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Celebration of Frank Stella in Fort Worth, Texas

Posted on September 16th, 2016
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Here at Martin Oaks Cemetery & Crematory in Lewisville, Texas, our prime focus is appropriate final disposition. The funeral directors who work with us offer affordable cremation, burial, as well as any type of memorial service the clients’ requests. We are proud to serve the Dallas/Fort Worth area – and also proud of the many […]

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Salute to Telluride Film Festival

Posted on August 26th, 2016
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                  There is no way to adequately describe the sublime beauty of Telluride, Colorado — nor is there a way to capture the exciting vibe of its annual film festival which starts next week. The city itself sits in a box canyon at an altitude of 8,750 feet […]

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Phantom of the Opera Continues its Run

Posted on August 22nd, 2016
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On the evening of January 19, 1988, I was lucky enough to obtain a ticket to the tenth preview performance of Phantom of the Opera at the Majestic Theater in New York. The Majestic is a venerable setting that opened in 1927 — it has more than 1,600 seats, one of Broadway’s largest venues. Through […]

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