Wife and mother Graciela Yraizoz has a very special memorial. After her death in 1977, her husband Pedro Ureta planted his ranch in the shape of a huge guitar to honor her wishes. WSJ’s Matt Moffett reports from Argentina.
Tribute that has touched our hearts and hit us right in the feels is the story of Pedro Martin Ureta. Back in the 70s, Pedro and his wife Graciela Yraizoz decided to plant a giant guitar forest on their farmland in Laboulaye.
But tragically Graciela passed away in 1977, while she was pregnant with the couple’s 5th child caused her untimely death. She was only 25.
In 1979, he picked himself up and started planting trees in that very patch of land. As documented by the Wall Street Journal, Pedro and his children all started planting cypress trees in the shape of a giant guitar.