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Bob Collins (#46530203)
 member for 14 years, 9 months, 24 days
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Bio Photo For the past several years, I have enjoyed being a volunteer photographer working primarily in Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, NY. It is a stunningly beautiful place and a complete respite from the insanity of Manhattan, where I live and work as a copy editor in an ad firm.

BUT--my knees are totally shot--worn by arthritis to bone-on-bone. In a few weeks, I will have double total knee replacement surgery and will therefore be out of commission for quite some time. I will be able once in a while, perhaps, to fulfill requests from photos I have on file. Aside from that, however, I will be inactive until next spring, 2017, at least.--BC Sep 17 2016

UPDATE: Surgery for both knees was scheduled for Oct 17--but only one was done. I'm a month into recovery and am doing well. But I have to do the whole business over again for the other knee. No telling when I'll be out in the field again. --BC Nov 17 2016
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Memerizion
Wyckoff
Thank you so much for the photo and for the information. You are very thoughtful.
Added by Memerizion on Jan 17, 2017 11:36 AM
Heather Wellman
Wassweiler
Hello, Mr. Collins! I just wanted to extend my sincere thanks for the photo you took of a plot that is unmarked, with four members of the Wassweiler family. Emily and Otto Wassweiler are my 3x great grandparents. Thank you so much for not leaving them alone and forgotten! I'm truly grateful. It may seem like a small thing, but what you and the other volunteers do matters and makes a difference.
Warm Regards,
Heather Wellman
Added by Heather Wellman on Jan 08, 2017 3:56 AM
Anonymous
Holman Photos
Thanks so much for taking the time to post the photos you had for the Holman family.
Best wishes, Linda
Added by Anonymous on Dec 16, 2016 3:37 PM
Anonymous
Donnell-Wardell photos
Thanks so much for posting your photos. Wish you a speedy recovery. Linda
Added by Anonymous on Dec 09, 2016 5:45 PM
Mary Anderson Goodwin
Susan Wright
Thank you so much for taking this photo of her headstone. My best, Mary
Added by Mary Anderson Goodwin on Oct 25, 2016 12:28 AM
Aislin
Aberdeen Biggs
Thank you so much for your headstone photo at Greenwood. I'm a bit confused as the stone says Ethan, rather than Aberdeen Biggs.

Aislin
Added by Aislin on Oct 13, 2016 7:31 PM
Cherie Lantz
Margaret J. Boyd Deats
I think Margaret Jane Boyd Deats is the mother of Edwin Alex Deats and was married to Edwin Oscar Deats. Edwin Oscar Deats (18, FEB, 1850-20, JUL 1891) may be buried at Evergreen Cemetery, Brooklyn.
Added by Cherie Lantz on Oct 12, 2016 11:11 PM
Sally
Gerhard Veltfort
Wow! Thanks for the burial location and additional information. It is greatly appreciated.

Sally
Added by Sally on Oct 05, 2016 12:36 PM
Anonymous
Kay-Lambert in Greenwood
Bob,
Thank you for adding a fabulous photo of the Kay-Lambert plot in Greenwood. It looks like it was a beautiful Fall day. I now can see the entire plot!
Good luck with your surgery and recovery!
Thanks
Added by Anonymous on Oct 03, 2016 7:56 PM
Franklin
Knees
Hello Bob, I hope you are recovering nicely. I am seeing your updates to my memorials, so I thank you for all the work you continue to do. Take care.
Added by Franklin on Sep 30, 2016 10:48 AM
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