Episode 159. Lee Squires – President and CEO (Retired), Cave Hill Cemetery Co., Inc. (1975-2015)
A love for horticulture inspired Lee Squires in his career managing the 300-acre Cave Hill Cemetery in Louisville, Ky.
Lee was the general manager of Cave Hill Cemetery for more than 40 years (1975-2015). He was its 5th president since the cemetery’s founding over 150 years ago, in 1848. He also acted as president of the Kentucky Cemetery Association and is the past executive director of the Kentucky Nursery and Landscape Association.
Lee is the current president of the Kentucky State Council of Trout Unlimited, monitoring and conserving fish and cold-water fisheries of Kentucky. He is a 1965 graduate of Waggener High School and a 1969 graduate of the University of Kentucky’s College of Agriculture with a Bachelor of Science in Ornamental Horticulture.
He enjoys fly fishing and growing Bonsai trees.