In memory of somebody - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
in memory of somebody
in memory of (someone or something)
As a memorial to; to honor or remember. We planted that tree in memory of our grandfather. This monument is dedicated in memory of all the brave men and women who lost their lives defending our freedom.
in memory of somebody intended to show respect and remind people of somebody who has died: He goes to France every year in memory of his late wife, who was French. ♢ Monuments were built in memory of those who died in the war.