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Study Finds Sticker Shock with Newspaper Obituary Prices

More families are avoiding high newspaper obituary costs

If a close loved one died, would you buy space for an obituary in your local newspaper? A recent study found that 88 percent of respondents would. However, many of these same respondents were surprised to find out just how … Continue reading

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“I never wanted to see anyone die, but there are a few obituary notices I have read with pleasure.”

- Clarence Darrow
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Our Weekly Tip: Build a Memorial Website

Create a lasting obituary for the world to see

Our Tip of the Week: If making your own website for a loved one seems like a daunting task, let the professionals handle it. When you customize a website template to honor your loved one, you end up with a … Continue reading

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“I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure.”

-Clarence Darrow

Related SevenPonds Articles: “I want to die like my father, peacefully in his sleep, not screaming and terrified, like his passengers.” Some People Just Don’t Get Death “The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn’t get worse … Continue reading

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How to Write Your Own Obituary by Brad Melzter

The author talks about living your life to leave the legacy you desire.

Author Brad Meltzer was so concerned about what would be in his obituary that he hired someone to write it while he could still read it. In this TEDx talk, he talks about the importance and impact to what’s in … Continue reading

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Nora Ephron Dies of Leukemia at 71

Sad loss of a funny and talented woman and pioneering feminist

I just heard Ms. Ephron passed away. I’ve always been such a great admirer of Nora’s. Being that we are gunning to launch our full website here at SevenPonds, I will offer some of my favorite quotes of hers in … Continue reading

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