Sad...Bob was in his 70's, Mary in her 50's, Puffy was only 9. Maybe two travelers and their pet? I wonder who left the marker.
Husband, daughter and dog or cat? I had a cat called Puff.
One of my good friends lives only 10 minutes away up in our local mountains and there is a grave site up there not far from her property. It has a picket fence around it and once in a while Barb goes and puts flowers on it. Apparently it is a young Mexican woman. I'll have to ask her for the story about her. Yes, probably a cat?
I'll go with Sandi on the explanation
Someone remembers them.
Sigh..I'm a bit more cynical. After we're gone, the good china, great-grandma's stemware, all the family antiques will be on the fifty cent table at the estate sale. Those ashes we wanted interred back where we went to high school? Sorry--the kids thought you always wanted to visit Death Valley so here's your send-off. I'll go with RedPat since your photo has allowed us to remember them.
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