Fairview Cemetery (Westfield, New Jersey)
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For other cemeteries with the same name, see Fairview Cemetery.
The cemetery was founded in 1868 and is 105 acres. It is "non-sectarian, non-profit organization, owned and operated solely for the benefit of its Property Owners."
- Virginia Apgar (1909–1974), founder of Neonatology and the Apgar score
- Charles Newell Fowler (1922–1989), Congressman
- Whitney Houston (1963–2012), singer, actress, beside her father John Russell Houston, who died in 2003
- Bobbi Kristina Brown (1993–2015), buried next to her mother Whitney Houston.
- 1971 murder victims of John Emil List (Frederick List, Helen List, Patricia List)
- Claydes Charles Smith (1948–2006), co-founder of Kool & the Gang
- William Miller Sperry, namesake of the William Miller Sperry Observatory and brother of Thomas Sperry.
- Joshua Bryant (law enforcement) (1852–1898) was Cranford, New Jersey's first African-American law enforcement officer and the township's first African-American person to hold elective office. 
- "History". Westfieldnj.com. Retrieved 2012-02-19.
- "Fairview Cemetery". Find A Grave. Retrieved 2012-02-19.
- Fridlington, Robert J. "Remembering Joshua Bryant, a prominent figure in Cranford's history", Cranford Chronicle, February 10, 2012. Accessed October 28, 2016. "Without formal training and despite prevailing attitudes, he became Cranford’s first African-American law enforcement officer, the first African-American elected to public office in the township, and an influential figure in local politics."