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Keith Johnson, Deseret News
JoAnne Blair holds a can of irises and an American flag as her husband, Brent, uses a trimmer to clean the headstones of her parents, Ethel and Clyde Lashaway. The couple then decorated the graves at the Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Salt Lake City on Sunday to mark the Memorial Day holiday. Utahns and others throughout the nation will flock to cemeteries today to honor departed loved ones, especially those who died defending the country.

JoAnne Blair holds a can of irises and an American flag as her husband, Brent, uses a trimmer to clean the headstones of her parents, Ethel and Clyde Lashaway. The couple then decorated the graves at the Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Salt Lake City on Sunday to mark the Memorial Day holiday. Utahns and others throughout the nation will flock to cemeteries today to honor departed loved ones, especially those who died defending the country.