The Wall Street Journal
August 22, 2011
For $500 Extra, A Funeral Webcast
As they plan for their parents and themselves, baby boomers are adding frills, costs to funerals
A Harley-Davidson casket for a motorcycle-riding dad. A rocket-fueled distribution of ashes for a mom who always wanted to fly. And for far-flung friends and relatives, a funeral service via webcast. As they plan final tributes to their parents, and occasionally plan their own, baby boomers are changing — and fueling — the funeral industry.
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