It’s been a year, hasn’t it? It’s hard to find an area of life not impacted by the profound changes of 2020. As the leader in online memorialization, Legacy’s journalists and thought leaders have chronicled the shifting ways we remember and honor those we’ve lost. Here are some resources you can use and share with your families.

2020 Retrospectives

Remembering the Newsmakers
This year’s tribute includes Kobe Bryant, Kirk Douglas, Naya Rivera, Chadwick Boseman, Alex Trebek, and so many more.  PrintDigitalVideo. 

The Most Fascinating Women Who Died in 2020
Discover the lives of accomplished and inspiring women who passed away last year. 

Who’s Living Longer: Musicians, Business Leaders, or Politicians? 
An analysis of 2020’s obituary news paints an intriguing picture of how various notable professions had different life expectancies.

Covid Content and Resources

Our content team is honored to use our database and expertise to provide pandemic insights and collaborate with media partners on COVID end-of-life content. Some resources you may find helpful include: 

Be sure to check out this episode of the Peacock Network’s The Mehdi Hasan Show, where Legacy’s senior writer and award-winning obituarist Linnea Crowther reflects on what it’s like to craft obituaries during a pandemic. 

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Amplify your communications and engage with your families with Legacy’s complimentary end-of-life content. E-mail us at for ideas and a custom analysis.