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The Deadliest Day of the Year

Posted on January 11, 2023 by Cremation Center of Southern Utah | Leave a comment
Posted under Death, New Year's Day

What is the deadliest day of the year?  The answer may surprise you, and we just passed it on the calendar.  “The Deadliest Day of the Year is Almost Upon Us” is an article written by Christopher Ingraham for The Washington Post, and delivers the blow that January 1st, New Year’s Day, is the deadliest […]

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Can Gratitude Help You Live Longer?

Posted on November 16, 2022 by Cremation Center of Southern Utah | Leave a comment
Posted under Gratitude, Holidays, Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite days of the year, and not just because I’m always grateful for good food.  It’s a time of togetherness and gratitude and reminds us all to give thanks and remember to count our blessings.  I once read an insightful article published by The Fine Line written by Nicola Bridges […]

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Don’t Skip the Service

Posted on October 13, 2022 by Cremation Center of Southern Utah | Leave a comment
Posted under Choosing Cremation, Cremation, Memorial Service

Several years ago, my father’s good friend passed away.  This friend had made the noble decision to have his body donated to science; however, the wife of the deceased opted to forgo any type of memorial service.  My father was saddened by this decision because he deeply wanted to pay his respects to the deceased […]

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Cremation Popularity and Five Interesting Facts 

Posted on September 14, 2022 by Cremation Center of Southern Utah | Leave a comment
Posted under Choosing Cremation, Cremation, Cremation Facts

Cremation continues to maintain its upward trend in popularity.  According to the Cremation Association of North America, (CANA), in 2019, the cremation rate in the United States was 54.6%. In 2020, 56.1%.  Future projections indicate that by 2025, the cremation rate in the United States will reach 65.2%, and by 2030, 72.8%. Many factors have […]

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Renting a Casket

Posted on August 30, 2022 by Cremation Center of Southern Utah | Leave a comment
Posted under Casket, Cremation

Until now, you’ve probably never heard of renting a casket, and the idea may sound a bit strange at first.  The purpose of a rental casket is to allow family and friends the opportunity to pay their final respects to the deceased prior to cremation.  Renting a casket is cost-effective and provides significant savings as […]

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