High-tech headstones



By Jeff Strickler, Star Tribune

“Karen Shragg didn’t go with traditional granite for her grandmother’s headstone. She went high-tech.

The marker features a QR code that allows visitors to a Richfield cemetery to read her grandmother’s biography and view photographs of her, as well. “This is just fantastic,” Shragg said. “It’s revolutionary.”

The idea of sticking a QR code onto a headstone is the brainchild of a Twin Cities-based outfit determined to drag the industry into the 21st century.”

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