Harry Houdini and Sherlock Holmes Investigate Death

Posted on February 28th, 2020
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In an era when social media was a handwritten letter, Harry Houdini and Arthur Conan Doyle were internationally famous celebrities. The illusionist who could vanish an elephant and the writer who created Sherlock Holmes were also the unlikeliest of friends. The only commonality was that both had a profound interest in life after death. The […]

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Tribute to George Harrison

Posted on February 26th, 2020
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George Harrison

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Frequently Asked Questions About Cremation

Posted on February 20th, 2020
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                                    Here are the answers to the most frequently asked questions about cremation: How much does a direct cremation in Dallas, Texas cost? In 2020, the average cost of a direct cremation in the Dallas area is around […]

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Cremation By The Numbers

Posted on February 6th, 2020
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For more than 20 years, the Cremation Association of North America has been tracking deathcare numbers. The next annual report will be released in May — if it’s like the last few years, cremations will continue in what has been called a Rapid Growth Phase. In 2002, the cremation rate in the United States was 28.2%. The […]

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Dr. Maureen Keeley Explains the Language of the Dying

Posted on January 29th, 2020
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In their classic, Final Conversations — Helping the Living and the Dying Talk to Each Other, Drs. Maureen Keeley and Julie Yingling write: “Death and taxes are the only guarantees in life, and yet taxes are far easier to talk about. Death has become a taboo topic in our society.” Taboo, that is, until it […]

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