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Why I’m Passionate

In 2016, my Step Dad Jon Miles was diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer. I had a lot of questions from memories as a kid growing up with him. I knew he lived an interesting, active life as a well-known community activist. I wanted to document his life before he died as a resource for the community and for our family. But how? A written biography would take too long. Besides that, who would write it?

Imagine: 50 years from now, you could still have positive influence for your family.

Ramon Bannister, CEO, Giraffe Video Production

At the end of 2018, I came up with the idea to interview him ON VIDEO, WITH A HIGH-QUALITY CAMERA. My goal was to discover what made him into the man he was today.

Four years later, I discovered the true value of what I did. In February 2022, as I began offering the same kind of video legacy services I gave to my step dad, he passed away in Tucson, Arizona. What made it easier for me living in the Boston area was that I had documented his entire life. Not only that: I posted a nine-episode series on YouTube for the whole world to watch. I have since updated it with a video that Jon told me to publish when he passed away.


What I offer is beyond that which estate planners, wills and trusts can offer. I provide you with a solution to the problem of how to reach future generations, impart your wisdom, and contribute to the future of your community.

Ramón Bannister

CEO, Legacy Filmmaker

Encapsulated Memories

Tonya Sohm

Freelance Video Editor, Production Consultant

Your Memories

Think about what it would be like for your grandchildren to watch a video of you describing your life in your own words.

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