Friends of the Lancaster Cemetery, Inc. was formed in 2007 and is a non-profit 501(c)3. Their mission statement is as follows:
(a) To raise funds for the completion and/or implementation of community projects that enhance the historical relevance of the Lancaster Cemetery District, hereinafter referred to as the Cemetery;
(b) To restore and replace such historical headstones and monuments as deemed by the Board;
(c) To document and record histories of those interred in the Cemetery so as to establish their histories and memories for posterity;
(d) To conduct Veterans’ celebrations and memorializations on all appropriate occasions, and to conduct other celebrations involving schoolchildren, Veterans’ groups, the community and civic leaders so as to honor the history of those interred in the Lancaster Cemetery;
(e) To create a Veterans’ Court of Honor;
(f) To perform such other tasks and projects as deemed appropriate by the Board of Trustees of the Antelope Valley Cemetery District in conjunction with the members of the Friends of the Lancaster Cemetery, Inc. and the community.
The current Board of Directors:
Bob Alvis - President
Dayle DeBry - Secretary/Treasurer
Mailing address: Friends of the Lancaster Cemetery, Inc.
111 E. Lancaster Blvd.
Lancaster, CA 93535