New technology lets loved ones’ stories live on

QR codes on markers link to details on the deceased

Posted: May 13, 2013 at 1:32 a.m.

Cliff Gibson, with Emerson Monument of Springdale, attaches a QR code to a grave marker Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at the grave of Awynne Thurstenson's (CQUED) parents, Lawrence and Ellen Hallum, in the Cookson Hills Cemetery, south of Kansas, Oklahoma. Gibson attached a QR code to the Hallum grave marker so that smart phone users could be guided to a website where they can learn more about the deceased.

SPRINGDALE — You can only tell so much of someone’s life story on a grave marker.

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