Episode 28: The Not-So-Absent Gravestone

Sheila Thomas stands with Graham Beevers and Candy Johnson by Frank Beevers' new headstone

Back in 2017, Sheila Thomas asked why there was no headstone to mark the grave of Frank Beevers – the first Edmonton police officer killed in the line of duty. This episode, we find out what it’s like to actually see your idea turn into cold, hard, granite reality.

This story is a follow-up to our earlier episode The Absent Gravestone, of course.

Frank Beevers' touched-up portrait stands in a glass frame on an easel beside his new gravestone, covered by a blue cloth and the Edmonton Police Service logo.
Frank Beevers’ touched-up portrait beside his new gravestone, covered by a blue cloth and the Edmonton Police Service logo.
Graham Beevers stands at a podium to say a few words before the unveiling of the gravestone.
Graham Beevers was among the speakers who said a few words before the unveiling of the gravestone.
Graham and Candy stand behind a police officer laying a wreath by the new gravestone.
Graham Beevers and Candy Johnson laying a wreath at their ancestor’s new gravestone.

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