District Vision and Mission Statement

District Vision

To strengthen the cemetery as an inviting space for remembrance, contemplation, healing, and community destination.

To develop a broader sense of the cemetery as a public space with multiple uses.

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 visit 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.

∼ Mission Statement ∼

It is the mission of the Davis Cemetery District to provide respectful and affordable interment services that meet the cultural, economic, religious, environmental, and social needs of the community.

Core Values

Our values define us and guide us in our daily interactions with families, visitors, and the community.

People – We serve all families with the utmost care and respect.

Heritage – We seek to honor the traditions and history of those interred while serving current generations.

Service – We strive to provide superior customer service to our families.

Compassion – We understand the value of providing compassionate service to grieving families.

Respect – We respect and recognize the customs and traditions of our families as an important part of the healing process.

*Updated February 21, 2024