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Wednesday, May 6th, 2020

 

Greg Zanis, who honored shooting victims by building 26,000 crosses, dies

Greg Zanis

by: Yonat ShimronMay 6, 2020 (RNS) — Few knew him by name, but many saw his signature handiwork on the sides of the road or in media images from scenes of tragedy — squat, white wooden crosses with the names of gun victims scrawled in black ink. Greg Zanis estimated he made more than 26,000 such memorials, iconic testaments to the nation’s mass shootings. Zanis died Monday (May 4) of bladder cancer, said his daughter, Susie Zanis, whose GoFundMe account, initially set up to support his work and his medical expenses, isRead More