Each month we will post links to pertinent articles in the deathcare profession. From lawsuits to quirky sites, we’ll bring you a one-stop shop from deathcare-related items on the web. Here are this month’s links. University of Oklahoma casket logo spurs lawsuit, News OK A licensing company in Georgia is suing an Oklahoma casket-maker and its parent company, alleging that the company marketed a casket bearing the University of Oklahoma logo without permission.
Cremation, Burial Or Body Farm?, NPR Four of us sat around talking over the holidays. Eventually we hit on that merry, time-honored question: Do we want to be cremated or buried when we die?
Manchester Funeral Protest Lawsuit Back in Court Monday, Town and Country—Manchester An appeals court is set to re-hear the case of Phelps v. the City of Manchester which involves the protest of Westboro Baptist Church at soldiers' funerals.
With delicious food, Linger gives new life to a former mortuary space, Denver Westword Linger looked quiet the first time I stopped by the restaurant, which had opened earlier this summer in the former Olinger's mortuary. I made my way past the valet leaning against his podium and up the cement steps, intending to get just a fast glimpse of the place and continue on with my night. But as soon as I pulled open that glass door, I knew there was a very good chance I wouldn't make my next stop.
Researchers, tribes clash over Native bones, the Associated Press On a bluff overlooking a sweep of Southern California beach, scientists in 1976 unearthed what were among the oldest skeletal remains ever found in the Western Hemisphere.
Avoiding all the Bones, Oregon Live Portland's pioneer cemeteries date to the early 1800s and are celebrated as places of reflection and cultural history. To this day, too, most offer plots for sale and full burials. The discovery that contract crews in recent years repeatedly dug up bone fragments of unknown people in the course of preparing fresh graves is not only grotesque but a signal the cemeteries need intensive hands-on management.