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El Camino Memorial Park

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Established  1960
Type  Public
Founded  1960
Country  United States
Size  220-acre (0.89 km)
Phone  +1 858-453-2121
Location  Sorrento Valley, California
Address  5600 Carroll Canyon Rd, San Diego, CA 92121, USA
Hours  Open today · Open 24 hoursTuesdayOpen 24 hoursWednesdayOpen 24 hoursThursdayOpen 24 hoursFridayOpen 24 hoursSaturdayOpen 24 hoursSundayOpen 24 hoursMondayOpen 24 hours
Burials  Milburn Stone, Jonas Salk, Ray Kroc, Joan Kroc
Similar  Fort Rosecrans National, Holy Cross Cemetery, Mount Hope Cemetery, Congregation Beth Israel - San Diego, Los Peñasquitos Canyon P

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El Camino Memorial Park cemetery is located at 5600 Carroll Canyon Road in the Sorrento Valley neighborhood of San Diego. Founded in 1960, El Camino is a 220-acre (0.89 km2) memorial park and is the final resting site for Jonas Salk (founder of the polio vaccine and the renowned Salk Institute), as well as several members of the well-known Kroc family (humanitarians, philanthropist, former owners of San Diego Padres baseball team, as well as Ray Kroc's position as C.E.O of McDonald's fast food chain). There are many other prominent citizens from the greater San Diego and Los Angeles area as well.

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Notable interments

  • Jonas Salk (1914–1995), medical researcher, discoverer of the polio vaccine
  • Kazimierz Deyna (1947–1989), Polish footballer (until 2012)
  • Billy Daniels (1915–1988), singer
  • Joseph Coors Sr. (1917–2003), COO of Coors Brewing Company and grandson of the founder, personal advisor to president Ronald Reagan
  • Cedric Montgomery Durst (1896–1971), professional baseball player
  • Preston Foster (1900–1970), songwriter, guitarist and Emmy nominated actor
  • Dorothy Kelly (1894–1966), actress (also known as Dorothy O'Kelly)
  • Ray Kroc (1902–1984), founding partner of McDonald's, owner of San Diego Padres baseball team
  • Joan Kroc (1928–2003), wife of Ray Kroc, humanitarian
  • Violet La Plante (1908–1984), actress, sister of actress Laura La Plante
  • Todd Loren (1960–1992), (real name Stuart Shapiro), comic book publisher, founder of Revolutionary Comics
  • Maria Goeppert-Mayer (1906–1972), physicist and Nobel Prize winner
  • William Nierenberg (1919–2000), scientist, member of the Manhattan Project
  • Allard Roen (1921-2008, Managing Director of casinos and resorts in Las Vegas, Nevada and Carlsbad, California.
  • Pete Rozelle (1926–1996), commissioner of the National Football League from 1960-1989
  • Milburn Stone (1904–1980), Emmy award-winning film and television actor
  • Lee Shippey (1884–1969), author and journalist
  • Paul Trousdale (1915-1990), real estate developer.
  • References

    El Camino Memorial Park Wikipedia


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