Sun, 11 March 2012
Traditional burials are becoming a thing of the past
Nothing in life became him like the leaving of it, says Shakespeare in Macbeth. What he would make of the Thane of Cawdor leaving on the back of a flat-bed truck in a wardrobe-style coffin is anybody’s guess. Yet the UK’s obesity epidemic may soon see a generation of people departing this life in a less than traditional fashion. Super-size ovens at crematoriums, designer coffins, and lifting gear to lower caskets into graves are also part of the modern way of death in Britain.
Read the full article in The Independent
Thanks to the HVCC Mortuary Science Alumni and Student Association for alerting us to this article.