Donna Peizer and Akhila Murphy are death doulas—people who educate families on old-fashioned, private, undertaker-free care of the dead. Like we used to do.
The California Cemetery and Funeral Bureau doesn’t like that, and wants to shut them down for “unlicensed practice of funeral service.” Read more
FCA Maine celebrated home funerals and funeral choice at Death Your Way: Caring for Our Own Dead, a day of hands-on workshops and lively discussion in November in Brunswick, Maine.
You can listen to volunteers from FCA Maine talking about funeral choice on Maine Public radio’s Maine Calling public affairs program. Read more