To prevent his body being buried anonymously in the prison cemetery Boggess arranged by mail to have a small-town Texas mortuary pick it up and cremate it. Then the ashes were mailed to England and a pen pal there would take them on to St. Remy France to scatter them at the monastery where Vincent Van Gogh had been committed for several years. Boggess paid for all this in advance with proceeds from the sale of his paintings. (11 June 1998)
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