Every life is worth remembering
8 hours ago
An unsettling situation in Idaho:www.idahostatejournal.com/news/local/former-idaho-coroner-may-have-stored-bodies-in-his-truck/art... ... See MoreSee Less
Former Idaho coroner may have stored bodies in his truck, his successor says
The new owner of Valley County’s only funeral home immediately noticed something odd. No bodies were coming into the facility in McCall, the county’s designated morgue.
3 days ago
Laid to rest in Michigan.www.lansingstatejournal.com/story/news/local/2017/09/18/hundreds-bodies-long-unclaimed-family-lai... ... See MoreSee Less
Hundreds of bodies, long unclaimed by family, laid to rest in Lansing
Bishop Earl Boyea of the Catholic Diocese of Lansing officiated at the ceremony for some 270 stillborn infants and 40 adults.
4 days ago
Article about Cook County, IL's indigent coordinator. (H/T to Thomas MacEntee, one of UP's earliest members.) www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-cook-county-medical-examiner-burials-met-20170917-story.html ... See MoreSee Less
Cook County's social worker for the dead helps the unclaimed find final resting places
The Cook County Medical Examiner's indigent coordinator helps those who die in poverty or whose remains go unclaimed find dignity in death.
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