Obituary Guide - News and Reviews


Ways to Leave a Legacy   Brandon Sun, December 30, 2013:   At any age, we leave a legacy by how we live our life. And by how we prepare for our death.
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Reflecting on Life and Death along the Camino de Santiago   Obituary Guide, November 9, 2013:  Walking the Camino de Santiago invites deep refection on life and death. Like many others, I discovered this while hiking this ancient pilgrimage route in Spain.
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Get to Know Your Local Cemetery   Brandon Sun, June 10, 2013:   If you would like to get in touch with your community’s heritage, then get to know your local cemetery. To become acquainted with the cemetery is to remember and recognize your fellow citizens, their lives and deaths.
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Obituaries and the Changing Media  Obituary Guide, February 25, 2013:   Obituaries are part of the changes now revolutionizing the media, especially newspapers and the Internet.
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Obituaries in American Culture: A Review  Obituary Guide, November 30, 2012:   This book has much to say about how Americans understand their lives by how they record their deaths. 
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A Family History Writing Workshop  Obituary Guide, August 14, 2012:   I am fortunate to be attending one of Charley Kempthorne’s family history writing workshops. We are of an experienced, mature age; apparently typically, the group is . . . 
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Helping Families Deal with Death "Most Satisfying Work" for Funeral Celebrant  Brandon Sun, September 13, 2011:   To chat with funeral celebrant Lawrence McInnes is to explore the changing ways we recognize and remember life and death. The funeral celebrant is a . . .
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“Memoir Man” a Born Storyteller   Brandon Sun, September 19, 2009:   Interviewing Fred McGuinness about memoir writing is like trying to harness a runaway train of one entertaining anecdote after another. McGuinness is the consummate storyteller. And he encourages others to tell their stories, too . . .
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Six Words To Describe A Life?   Brandon Sun, July 25, 2009:   Can just six words sum up a life? That is the premise of an Internet challenge that resulted in thousands of submissions and recently the publication of a book. Not Quite What I Was Planning is . . .  
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Be Prepared: Will, Health Care Directive (Living Will), Obituary, and More   Brandon Sun, December 13, 2008:   Among the resources described, a new book about health care directives, Living Will, Living Well.
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Tours, Book Bring Cemetery to Life   Brandon Sun, June 14, 2008:   Three great resources bring to life the stories buried in our local cemeteries. Gossip in the GraveyardWhat Lies Beneath, and Every Stone a Story  all inform, inspire, and invite us to  . . .  
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Ordinary Lives, Extraordinary Stories
   Brandon Sun, September 29, 2007:   The life story of Harold Gray is one of 42 obituaries of everyday people in a new book by Colorado newspaper reporter Jim Sheeler. Obit:  Inspiring Stories of Ordinary People Who Led Extraordinary Lives  is a  . . .
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Professor Gives His Last Lesson on Life
 Obituary Guide, September 26, 2007


The Portable Obituary:  How the Famous, Rich, and Powerful Really Died
  Obituary Guide, September 24, 2007


The Way We Mourn
  Obituary Guide, August 30, 2007


Obituary Guide Now Online
  News Release,  August 30, 2007




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