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Posted on: September 15, 2022

Watsonville COVID Memorial Stories


Now that the COVID-19 Commemorative Monarch Butterfly Sculpture has been officially unveiled, community members can begin to submit a story and photos of loved ones they lost to COVID-19. 

The stories will be shared on a community blog to honor and remember their life. 

To submit a story, please email

The monarch butterfly sculpture, located in the upper portion of Struve Slough, was commissioned to honor and remember the Watsonville residents we lost during the pandemic. The beautiful butterfly mosaic represents hope and unity and provides a place where the people of Watsonville can come for reflection and remembrance.


Ahora que la escultura de mariposa monarca que le rinde homenaje a las víctimas del COVID-19 se ha presentado oficialmente, miembros de la comunidad pueden comenzar a enviar una historia y fotos de los seres queridos que perdieron a causa del COVID-19.

Las historias se compartirán en un blog comunitario para honrar y recordar su vida.

Para enviar una historia, envíe un correo electrónico a

La escultura de la mariposa monarca, ubicada en la parte superior de Struve Slough,se encargó para honrar y recordar a los residentes de Watsonville que perdimos durante la pandemia. El hermoso mosaico de mariposas representa la esperanza y la unidad y brinda un lugar donde la gente de Watsonville puede venir para reflexionar y recordar.

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