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Hurley veterans mark Memorial Day


May 26, 2020

Richard Jenkins/Daily Globe JAMES GHELLER hangs a wreath on a cross representing the U.S. Coast Guard Monday in the Hurley Cemetery during the city's Memorial Day ceremony.

HURLEY - Although the coronavirus pandemic cut some of the traditional aspects of the event, the Hurley community came together to mark Memorial Day Monday.

With no parade due to the pandemic, Monday's ceremony began in the Hurley Cemetery. VFW Post 1580 Commander Ricky Marchant reminded those assembled to enjoy their weekends and the extra time with loved ones, but to also remember the sacrifices made by those who lost their lives serving their country and their families.

Reminders of the coronavirus pandemic remained present throughout Monday's events - as some participants and spectators...

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