The Last Word

The Last Word

I don’t remember exactly what grade I was in when I got the dreaded write-your-own obituary assignment. I do remember the tombstone-shaped pieces of paper and the extremely serious look the teacher had as she handed them out. This was clearly a very important task....
Giving Back: It’s All About the Community

Giving Back: It’s All About the Community

NFDA 2016 Recap At the NFDA Convention this year, Legacy partnered with Funeral Service Foundation for a donation match that would benefit the Fund ’45 Initiative. The Fund ’45 Initiative helps fund scholarships, outreach and professional development opportunities in...
The Gold Standard

The Gold Standard

While funeral service has changed in many ways over the years, the newspaper obituary is still the best way to reach your community. If you are trying to reach people over 55 years old, it’s time to take a second look at the time-honored tradition of print obituaries....