Babbette Jaquish loved a lot of flowers, but sunflowers were her favorite.
So when she passed away from cancer at 66 last November, her husband Don Jaquish planted nearly 400 acres of sunflowers for her.
It took Jaquish – who plans to sell the sunflower seeds and donate a portion of the proceeds to hospitals, research and patient advocacy – a week to plant the sunflowers that line Wisconsin’s Highway 85 in Eau Claire.
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