- To strengthen the cemetery as an inviting space for remembrance, contemplation, and healing.
- To enhance the cemetery’s ability to memorialize the history of Davis, its people, and the original Central Valley landscape through art, architecture, and design.
- To maintain the Davis Cemetery District as a center of local history, celebrating the diverse cultural heritage of the people of Davis.
- To create an attractive environment that will encourage people to come and enjoy art, nature, and civic history.
- To enhance the existing ecological function of the cemetery as an open green space and a sanctuary for native plant and animal life.
- To reduce the use of pesticides, herbicides, and fungicides while maintaining a healthy living landscape
It is the mission of the Davis Cemetery District to provide respectful and affordable interment services that meet the cultural, economic, religious, and social needs of the community.