Jan. 16-23: Discuss funeral trends and burial practices with Melinda A. Quivik (right).
Some folks create documentaries about their
lives to be shown at their funeral; others may have secured a mariachi
band for the lunch that follows their memorial service. But among the
most changing practices related to death is what’s done with the body.
|When this photo was taken in 1978, only 8 percent of U.S. dead were cremated, said the Cremation Association of North America. Now the rate is 31 percent.|
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