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Memorial Program

Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation Memorial Bench Program

Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation (NRPR) partners with Parklands Foundation to give residents and park users the opportunity to purchase and donate a park bench in remembrance of friends and family. The cost of the bench and plaque including delivery:

a. Concrete bench with plaque or etching, $1,496 with a $75 installation fee.

b. Concrete bench with ceramic color tile, $1,665 with a $75 installation fee.

c. Metal bench with plaque, $2,340 with a $75 installation fee.

  Bench with Plaque
To purchase and donate a memorial bench:

1. Submit a Memorial Bench Application Form to NRPR.

2. NRPR submits request to vendor for a quote and layout of the engraving.

3. Upon approval of quote and plaque, NRPR requires purchaser to send 2 checks:
1st check is made out to Pima County Parklands Foundation for the bench;
2nd check is made out to Pima County for the $75 installation fee.

4. It takes about 90 days to order, ship and install the bench.
Note: Due to the pandemic, order to install may take 4 to 5 months.

  Bench with Etching
Before the bench is delivered to our warehouse, NRPR will meet with purchaser on site to determine the exact placement and location of bench in the park.

For any questions, please contact Ann Khambholja at 520-724-5244.

Thank you in advance for participating in this program. These memorial benches help meet the needs of our park users and greatly enhance the beauty and function of our parks.

  Bench with Ceramic Tile
Important Note: Memorial benches are a park amenity. For the safety of all park users, NRPR prohibits adorning or placing outside objects on or around the memorial benches. Park staff will remove and discard any momentos and keepsakes left behind at these benches. Thank you.
  Metal Bench

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Commemorative Brick Garden Form
Commemorative Garden Wall Form

Children's Memorial Park Wall

Memorial walls with garden and sculptures are dedicated to deceased children. To have a child's name engraved on the memorial wall click here for the online form.

Historic Canoa Ranch Memorial Trees

Dedicating a tree or group of trees is the perfect way to honor your special person or organization. The first 39 commemorative trees will be planted along the entryway to Historic Canoa Ranch. The Entryway Grove has the important role of re-establishing the trees that lined the road into Canoa Ranch. For more information and the purchase form click here.
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Tucson, AZ 85741

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