The Portland Memory Garden is a community supported place managed by volunteers and funded by public donors.

The Friends of the Portland Memory Garden has made available several donor acknowledgements over the years including engraved bricks, pavers, and bench placards.

Below is a list of of individuals, families, honorifics, companies, clubs, organizations or others that have supported the garden and our mission through the years.

Please consider joining this list of donors by making a donation online or contacting us today.


10401 SE Bush Street, Portland, OR 97266

Please consider supporting the Portland Memory Garden online today.
The garden is a 501 (c) 3 charity and donations are tax deductible.

Bench Placards

In Memory of Winnie Butcher
In Memory of Willard Fix
The Portland Garden Club
“All my hurts my garden spade can heal.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
In Memory of Ruth Ann Waggoner
In Memory of Alice Waggoner
"For Maureen, Who loved this garden; 
​From Scott, Who always sat beside her."
In Loving Memory of Ruth C. NieceLeupold and Stevens Foundation
​A Family Enterprise

Bricks & Pavers

Individuals, Families, & Honorifics

In Memory of Betty Page
In Memory of Herb and Gladys Sherwin
Mary Wood Hilgers
In Memory of Lillian Krueger
In Memory of Our Loving Mother, Stella BillsVirgil and Mary Misho
In Honor of Sarah PoffShirley Jackson ButterfieldDonald Lee Shaffer
Richard S. Shaffer
In Memory of Effie CaspersonIn Memory of Earle Graber
Mathilde Voellm, Mother/Mom-MomIn Loving Memory Lynn Deurmyer
Tim Bailey
In Honor of Mason SlackJames BassElizabeth Brawley
Anabella BlagaJoe AhlquistLacey Buchanan
Leticia AlcazarChris BuswellPatricia Austin
Carlos CastanedaJohn CleggAlethea Earhart
Eric ClemensBrian Gonroff, TeacherAshley Click
Daniel GuerreroRobin CliftThomas Hardy
Kevin CochranChris HarveyJeff Doty
Daniel HaskinsColleen Heinze
Peter Kim
Deniel HudsonJeremy KleinschrodtJ.T. Hudson
Josh KleinschrodtCrystal HuntCassie Kron
Nick JenningsAndy KurthMarcy Jimenez
Denise LanfordBen LewisDustin Melborne
John LikensSean MisnerCalvin Luarca
Nick MooreEric C. Matthews, TeacherBlake Moses
Shawn McElroyJ.J. NewmanJenna McLukas
Tyler NorrisRafael OrtizRory Pilmore
Alex OteyVanessa PotterNaomi Patterson
Chris PriceLeah Petrich
Jesse Puffenbarger
Karen M. Phong, TeacherChad ReghittoStacie Piccolo
Joshua RickerRobert RiosJesse Sanchez
David RoakeMelina SchaferLisa Roake
Justin SchanceAdam RodenbeckJennifer Schindler
Kai SaechaoDavid ScroggsJavier Sanchez
Tesia SeufertMellisa ShoemakerAnasong Vongsarasine
Cheri ShrakeSteven WendelMatt Spillers
James Whitehead
Aaron StanleyNicole Whiting
Ryan Swift
Katerine WillettJaff Van Meter
Cierra WilliamsDavid Witzel
Carly Fuhman, Principal
Danielle WoodIn Memory of Howard GilchristKrista Wood
Donnie YarbouMatt YaugerIn Memory of Allen C. Spangler, Jr.
In Memory of Pauline Clare LebsackIn Loving Memory Ethel G. FuhrmanIn Loving Memory of Meta Burkhart
In Blessed Memory of Rosette VolkIn Memory of Darlene BrouillardDustin Melborne
With Deep Appreciation
Dee Brown "Gatekeeper"
Siobhan MelbourneWith Deep Appreciation Ilija and
Marica Palavra "Gatekeepers"
In Memory of Edna L. Hinamon,
At Peace
Carolyn Jo Sliger, In Memory of "Kay"In Memory of Helen Jones Cannon
In Memory of Dorthee Scillian
and Roger L. Scillian
Loving Sister Lyn CunninghamIn Memory of Genevive Barber
In Loving Memory
Bill Leslie Williams BPAJNZ
In Honor of Garden Founders Eunice
and Don Waggoner
In Honor of Garden Founder
Nacy Chapman
In Loving Memory Dale G. GallagherIn Memory of Julia PowellIn Memory of Berna Steckel
In Memory of Patricia RowleyPatrcia Jean FosterRuthe Ramirez Brandi
Paul and Esther HazelwoodMarojie PrewittJack J. Saltzman, His Loving Family
In Memory of Mildred A. BrownMany Thanks to Sarah Poff
In Loving Memory of Paul H. Howe
In Loving Memory Paul H. HoweFrank CrewsKelly Smith
Joe Lowther
Kirk ClemensA. J. LaCroix
Justin LippMallorie HandkeChris Lowrie
Mikey FalagrongLyna TranStephen Damico
Kevin Mesplay
Kevin KeltyElie Fakhoury
Loren MallonChris AlvarezToria Moody
Gray DicksonWilliam BolinChris Gourneau
Mae ZeuzJeff Van MeterEladio Luna
Nicole WhitingRemembering DeDe, The Reece FamilyIn Memory of John Robbins from
the Chin Up Club
In Memory of Scott Carpenter from
the Chin Up Club
In Memory of Beverly Sue Twining from
the Chin Up Club
Rosie Grey "What a pistol to the end!"
In Memory of Jack and Elaine ParkerPatti De Jong "Create a good day!"Calvin Hiatt
"This brick is to honor my family"
- Leonard Oster
Liz Bothwell 1950-2015Jane Peterson from the Chin Up Club
Deborah Million The Chin Up Club

Companies, Clubs, & Other Organizations

Quatrefoil, Inc.Walker Macy Landscape Architecture
Hunter Irrigation Innovators
Skanska USAMayer/Reed Landscape Architecture
J. Frank Schmidt and Sons Nursery
David Evans and AssociatesHorticultural Services, Inc.
Teufel Nursery, Inc.
Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Partnership
AIM Students 2001-2002
Mason Slack 2001 Eagle Scout Project
Jon Rosen 2002 Eagle Scout Project
Honoring Liz McKinney, Exec. Dir. Emeritus
of The Alzheimer's Assoc.
Bizon Landscape Company
Up Up Away Juniors Degree of HonorGolden Girls Gardening Team
Powellhurst Garden Glub 1941-2010
Royal Neighbors #1440 Portland, ORThe Chin Up Club Members Portland, ORBusy Bees #501 Portland, OR

Pets & Other Animals

Gizmo the Dog, Friend and Protector
of the Garden