Category Archives: Garden Founders

Dan Lutkenhouse Memorial

In honor of the Garden’s Founder Dan Lutkenhouse, a bronze Bas-Relief and name-plate has been created and mounted on a specially chosen, two-ton, flat-faced stone near the Garden’s Entrance Gate.

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From Pauline Lutkenhouse – On the Passing of Dan

June 8, 1977 was the first day Dan Lutkenhouse stepped foot onto The Big Island of Hawaii; it was also his birthday.  He and I toured the island and were shown the property on Onomea Bay that is now  Hawaii  … Continue reading

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Garden Founder Dan Lutkenhouse has passed away

Dan Lutkenhouse was born in Cleveland, Ohio, June 8th, 1921, son of  Ethelind and John Lutkenhouse.  His father John was a civil engineer who taught Dan how to build, create, and  work hard, while his mother Ethelind taught Dan to … Continue reading

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