Burying my Undertaker

Posted on April 15th, 2016
Posted by Cameron Naugle under Funeral Directors
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https://www.dailyundertaker.com/2013/07/undertaking-undertaker.html     Last year, I moved across the country from a small town in Wisconsin for a new life in Northern California.  Recently, I had to return briefly to Wisconsin to bury one of my own.. My dear friend, mentor and fellow undertaker, Paul Olson, had passed away after a difficult winter and snowballing […]

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For a Funeral Director, You Sure Do Ask a Lot of Questions!

Posted on February 15th, 2016
Posted by Cameron Naugle under Funeral Directors, Funeral Planning, Grief, Therapy
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From: The Lady at Death’s Door For a Funeral Director, You Sure Do Ask a Lot of Questions! We are not your nosy neighbour who hovers over lukewarm coffee behind the kitchen curtains, hoping for a juicy piece of gossip. We are not therapists, detectives or reporters. We are Funeral Directors and we are here to […]

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Life Lessons from a Funeral Director

Posted on January 20th, 2016
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https://theladyatdeathsdoor.wordpress.com/2016/01/11/life-lessons-from-a-funeral-director/   To say that our business is tough, is an understatement. Anything less than perfection is considered failure, and it’s likely that a public stoning would be less painful than the self-reprimanding we give to ourselves. For most Funeral Director’s, it’s a calling, not just a job. We’ve learned life lessons the hard way; […]

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Even Funeral Directors Die

Posted on December 15th, 2015
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Today’s guest post comes from the innovative Jeff Staab.  Jeff was a funeral director for 20 years; and eventually translated that experience to his entrepreneurial enterprise “Cremation Solutions”.  Jeff has produced the fringe Personal Urns and has recently introduced the beautiful and innovative “Your Touch Portraits.”  Jeff brings a creative spark to the funeral industry.  Check out his […]

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Our Bodies, Ourselves

Posted on November 30th, 2015
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  A funeral director wants to bring death back home. BY REBECCA MEAD Caitlin Doughty, who was about to open her first funeral parlor, in Los Angeles, gazed at a skull that she had put on display above the desk in her office. Although it was plaster, the skull was a provocative presence in a […]

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