Forest Lawn Selects Tributes.com as Strategic Obituary Platform Provider

October 7, 2012
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BOSTON, MA ­– October 8, 2012 – Tributes, Inc., the online resource for local and national obituary news, announced today that they have been selected by Forest Lawn Memorial-Parks & Mortuaries, the nationally recognized and highly respected independent funeral home and cemetery brand, to provide the online obituary platform for Forest Lawn’s 10 locations servicing thousands of Southern California families each year.

The Tributes.com platform has been integrated with Forest Lawn’s systems to streamline obituary data collection and management and the Tributes team is collaborating with Forest Lawn to introduce new technologies.  Forest Lawn will be fully leveraging Tributes’ flagship product, the Eternal Tribute.

“At Forest Lawn we are continually looking for ways to move our business forward, in particular our approach surrounding online obituaries.  After careful consideration, we selected Tributes.com as our obituary platform provider” saidRodolfo Saenz, Senior Vice President Marketing, Forest Lawn.  “From their products to their rapidly developing obituary distribution, we know that Tributes will be a true technology partner.”

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“We could not be more pleased to be establishing an important strategic partnership with Forest Lawn – without a doubt, one of the most well-known and highly esteemed brands in funeral service,” said John Heald, Vice President of Sales and Business Development for Tributes, Inc.   “We know that Tributes will be able to bring them technology solutions today and in the future spanning the Internet, social networking and mobile that allow them to lead the industry online in the same manner that they do across their pristine locations throughoutSouthern California.”

About Tributes.com

Tributes.com is the online place where everyone can find current local and national obituary news.  Providing support during times of loss and grieving, Tributes.com creates a community where friends and family can come together to honor the memories of their loved ones with lasting personal tributes. Through one centralized national web destination, with over 90 million current and historical death records dating back to the 1930s, Tributes has made obituary and online memorial service information easily accessible. The site has experienced rapid growth since its launch in the fall of 2008, and is now relied on by thousands of funeral homes and close to 3M unique consumers each month to publish and locate obituary news.  For more information about Tributes.com, please visit our website at www.tributes.com or contact us at media@tributes.com.

About Forest Lawn Memorial-Parks & Mortuaries

Forest Lawn Memorial-Parks & Mortuaries has been honoring the lives of Southern Californiafamilies of all faiths and cultures for more than a century. World-renowned for its unsurpassed beauty, exceptional level of service, and competitive prices for cemetery property, funerals, and cremation services, Forest Lawn has become the gold standard in the funeral and cemetery industry. With its unique “Spirit of Service” and commitment to uplift and educate the community it serves, Forest Lawn provides many admission-free programs on art, history, and remembrance enjoyed by thousands each year. For more information about Forest Lawn, please visit our website at www.forestlawn.com or contact us at info@forestlawn.com.

Forest Lawn’s memorial-parks and mortuaries are operated by the non-profit Forest Lawn Memorial-Park Association and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Forest Lawn Mortuary.GlendaleFD 656, Hollywood Hills FD 904,CypressFD 1051,CovinaHills FD 1150, Long Beach FD 1151, City of Industry FD 2121, Cathedral City FD 1847, Palm Springs FD 1908, Coachella FD 640,IndioFD 967

Forest Lawn® and Honor a Life are registered trademarks of Forest Lawn Memorial-Park Association. All other terms and names may be trade marked by their respective owners.

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