Maryland Community News Online
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Takoma Park woman educates others about practice
Preparing a loved one’s body for burial is what [Elizabeth] Knox calls the last act of love, something she teaches about through Takoma Park-based Crossings: Caring for our Own at Death. Alternatives to conventional burial — home funeral and green burial — are more meaningful, affordable, and environmentally responsible, according to her website.
She established the nonprofit in 1997, after the death of her daughter, Alison Sanders, from the impact of an airbag during a low-speed collision. Since then, she has taught hundreds of people about home funerals.
Read the full article at Gazette.Net
Thanks to the HVCC Mortuary Science Alumni & Student Assoc for alerting us to this article.
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