Blog Archives Decedent’s Final Tweets… And They are Heartbreaking
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Humor
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Blog Archives Decedent’s Final Tweets… And They are Heartbreaking

Justin Crowe - January 16, 2018

The digital age has created some fascinating unprecedented scenarios concerning legacy. Facebook chronicles our lives, so when my kids are 16 they can login and see what…

FBI Investigates Funeral Home Running “Remains Dealing” Side-Business
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News
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FBI Investigates Funeral Home Running “Remains Dealing” Side-Business

Justin Crowe - January 15, 2018

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is checking into Sunset Mesa Funeral Home in Montrose, CO, where owner Megan Hess is running a body-dealing side business. Reauters repots…

Dystopic Black Mirror Episode Offers the Ultimate Grief Relief Product
Death Discussions
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Death Discussions
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Dystopic Black Mirror Episode Offers the Ultimate Grief Relief Product

Justin Crowe - January 10, 2018

The Black Mirror Netflix series is a brilliant bunch of stand-alone dramas that are reminiscent of the Twilight Zone series of the 1960’s. Each Black Mirror episode…

Glimpse Inside This Imagined Funeral Home of the Future
Death Discussions
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Death Discussions
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Glimpse Inside This Imagined Funeral Home of the Future

Justin Crowe - January 7, 2018

It’s wild to think that the first iPhone was released just 11 years ago and quickly changed how we communicate, interact with the world, how we spend…

Korea Exhibition Showcases 218 Remarkable Urns in Contemporary Art
Cremation
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Cremation
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Korea Exhibition Showcases 218 Remarkable Urns in Contemporary Art

Justin Crowe - November 22, 2017

Every two years the Korea Ceramic Foundation holds a themed art biennale and this year’s exhibition was titled Narrative, Ode to Life featuring cremation urns from around…

4 Products Beating the Funeral Merchandise Quality Epidemic
Cremation
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Cremation
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4 Products Beating the Funeral Merchandise Quality Epidemic

Justin Crowe - November 15, 2017

Since entering the funeral industry, I have felt a taboo around talking about the topic of quality in relation to funeral merchandise - it’s a problem. In…

2 Business Visionaries Explain How to Sell Memorial Products
Cremation
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Cremation
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2 Business Visionaries Explain How to Sell Memorial Products

Justin Crowe - September 18, 2017

Last week, I got an unbelievable opportunity to speak with two modern business thought leaders about selling memorial products - a topic rarely (maybe never...) discussed by…

DJ Khaled’s New Hit Song is a Major Milestone for Cremation
Cremation
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Cremation
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DJ Khaled’s New Hit Song is a Major Milestone for Cremation

Justin Crowe - August 28, 2017

DJ Khaled (yes, the pop superstar) just bestowed on cremation what it has been lacking - sex appeal. Yup. Cremation just got mentioned in the most memorable summer song of 2017 which hit #1 in U.S. Dance Club Charts, #1 in U.S  Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Charts, and  #1 and on U.S. Rhythmic Charts. The word “cremation” stands proudly product placed in the Wild Thoughts lyrics with the likes of D'usse Cognac, diamonds, Usian Bolt and The Jets. Hell Yes.

Death Care’s $2.6B Industry That Grows 6.6% Annually
Cremation
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Cremation
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Death Care’s $2.6B Industry That Grows 6.6% Annually

Justin Crowe - July 23, 2017

The IBIS World Report 2017 released this spring echoed the reports of other industry studies showing growth across the cremation industry. Enjoy some of the most compelling…

San Francisco Agreed to Exhume 150,000 Bodies in 1914. Why it Happened is Fascinating.
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Cemetery
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San Francisco Agreed to Exhume 150,000 Bodies in 1914. Why it Happened is Fascinating.

Justin Crowe - July 17, 2017

Just 10 miles south of San Francisco is a small town called Colma which is home to 1,600 living residents and 1.5 million dead ones. How did Colma end up so… dead?