Where do we go when we die? This blog examines what communities, planners and others are doing (and not doing) for cemeteries.
Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Embezzlers leave cemetery lacking?
This is a complicated story about how previous cemetery owners in Mississippi sold pre-need contracts for "quick cash," leaving customers empty-handed. A lawsuit has been filed to the cemetery into receivership, so that local owners could eventually assume control.
"Show me your cemeteries, and I will tell you what kind of people you have." -- Benjamin Franklin
Where do we go when we die? This blog explores the places where cemeteries and land use intersect, and examines what urban planners and thinkers, communities and others are doing (and not doing) about cemeteries.
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I am a journalist, adjunct professor of journalism and rural issues. I studied GIS, and I blog about cemeteries and land use, urban issues, and honey. All views expressed are those of the author alone.