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2018

Two American Icons Memorialized with Deeply Personal Tributes

Over the Labor Day weekend, two extraordinary Americans were laid to rest with outsized memorials to match their larger-than-life personalities, talents and accomplishments – Aretha Frank

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2018

Tombstone Tourism: Why People Visit Famous Cemeteries

Whether it’s a desire to visit the gravesites of famous people; to admire the beauty and stroll among the gardens; or to do genealogical or historical research; visiting well-known cemete

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2017

Saying Goodbye: Celebrity Deaths in 2017

The world has mourned the loss of many of its talented stars this past year. We remember celebrities from the world of music, entertainment and television who have passed away in 2017 and

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2017

Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, Pens Book Offering Tips on Coping with Grief

Two years after the sudden loss of her beloved husband, Facebook COO and Lean In Author Sheryl Sandberg candidly shares the journey through her grief in a new book co-authored wi

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2016

Elie Wiesel: A Voice For Peace Dies at 87

Nobel laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel was laid to rest after a private service at the Fifth Avenue Synagogue in New York City on Sunday, July 3, following his death the previous da

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2016

The Greatest, Muhammad Ali, was Celebrated in Death as He was Admired in Life

Muhammad Ali, the heavyweight champion in the ring and “The People’s Champion” in the world, was laid to rest in Louisville, Kentucky following his death at age 74 on June 3 in Phoenix, A

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2016

Famous Funerals to Inspire Us

Whether it is a funeral procession for a head of state attended by many thousands, a private service for a high-tech visionary, or a nation in mourning for a beloved literary figure, the eulog

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2016

Bowie and Frey: Two Titans of Rock Who Left Their Marks on Many

The beginning of the New Year saw the loss of two of rock and roll’s most influential and enduring artists. On January 10, David Bowie passed away at 69 after a battle with cancer and on Janua

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2015

Leonard Nimoy Leaves the Legacy to “Live Long and Prosper”

Leonard Nimoy, an actor who was most well-known for playing Mr. Spock, the half-Vulcan and highly logical crew member in the Star Trek franchise, taught the world what it meant to be human by

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