Update on Celebration of Life Event for Brent McGinn and Laurie Axelsen

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Date: October 13, 2010

A joint Celebration of Life will be held in Page, Ariz. for Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Park Rangers Brent McGinn and Laurie Axelsen on Thursday, October 14 at 1:00 pm MST (Arizona time) at Lake Powell Resort Pool Lawn at Wahweap. Follow the signs in the Wahweap area to the service.

Due to logistical challenges, please do not send flowers. Mail may be sent to the following addresses where it will be forwarded to the families:

McGinn Family
c/o Management Assistant
Glen Canyon National Recreation
P.O. Box 1507
Page, AZ 86040

Axelsen Family
c/o Management Assistant
Glen Canyon National Recreation
P.O. Box 1507
Page, AZ 86040

Lodging may be available in Page, Marble Canyon and Kanab, UT. Campgrounds are located at Wahweap Marina, Wahweap RV park, and Page RV park.

Please RSVP to McGinnAxelsenRSVP@gmail.com to help event planners anticipate attendance. Please provide your name, number of guests, affiliation and any special needs.

Memorial websites have been established to honor the memories of Brent McGinn and Laurie Axelsen. Event logistics are included on the calendar page on these sites. Please share your condolences, photos, and stories online at

Brent McGinn Memorial Website http://www.sympathytree.com/brentmcginnnps/

Laurie Axelsen Memorial Website

Media Advisory: The media is requested not to attend in respect of the families’ privacy.

Last updated: February 24, 2015

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 1507
Page, AZ 86040


(928) 608-6200
Receptionist available at Glen Canyon Headquarters from 7 am to 4 pm MST, Monday through Friday. The phone is not monitored when the building is closed.

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