All trees must pass

George Harrison memorial tree, 2010 by Al Pavongkanan. Creative Commons

George Harrison memorial tree, 2010 by Al Pavongkanan. Creative Commons

George Harrison spent the last years of his life in Los Angeles. In 2004, three years after his passing, a memorial pine tree was planted in his memory in Griffith Park. Harrison, an avid gardener, would probably have enjoyed the irony – the tree was destroyed by beetles. Harrison once said his biggest break was getting into the Beatles, and his second biggest break was getting out.

A new tree will be planted beside the plaque which reads, “In memory of a great humanitarian, who touched the world as an artist, musician, and gardener.”

It is also an appropriate time to appreciate one of the great truths his music told:

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4 Responses to All trees must pass

  1. Thank you for this post. It brings back good memories and brings thoughts of peace.

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  2. George was always my favorite of the Beatles. Thanks for the memories.

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