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10 Ways to Keep the Memory of Your Loved One Alive

After the loss of my dad, I remember thinking to myself how I might start to lose his memory; how one day I might no longer be able to remember his voice, or what he smelled like.

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10 Things To Say Instead Of “I’m Sorry For Your Loss.”

When my parents passed away, people were so quick to say “I am sorry for your loss.” Even though this phrase is a wonderful gesture, it starts to feel like empty words after hearing it so many times.

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Embracing My Grief

There is a common misconception about grief…it’s that it eventually ends. My husband passed away at on January 19, 2018 unexpectedly of a sudden heart attack at the age of 51.

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14 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Losing A Loved One

Husband and Wife who both passed away are holding each other. Losing a loved one is never easy. These tips can help you in the grieving process.

Losing someone can be one of the hardest things you will go through in your lifetime. For me, I have always been extremely independent, and have never wanted to take help from others.

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Passion, Love and Faith

Tim believes telling stories of his son is the best way for his legacy to be preserved for generations.

When Tim Hickie’s son, Dustin, was battling cancer, he asked his parents about getting a tattoo. Dustin was only 15 when he was diagnosed with Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumor (DSRCT).

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Finding Meaning In Loss

Photo of Andrew Dunn's walk/run where people come together to find meaning in loss. Love leaves a memory. Celebrate lives well lived.

Judy Dunn knew of her son Andrew’s battle with depression from the time he was 15 years old. Unfortunately, knowing about it and doing all she could to help him wasn’t enough to prevent him from taking his own life at age 23.

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Healing One Stitch At A Time

Coming together to work on an art project that will memorialize our loved ones for generations to come. Celebrate lives well lived.

In the past, a quilting bee was a way for members of a community to come together to finish in hours what would otherwise take weeks. It was also a social occasion, a chance to catch up with one another and share stories as they stitched.

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Preserving Their Legacy

Lisa believes that caring about someone means that you will preserve their legacy. Celebrate lives well lived.

Lisa Maslyk says one of the things that she wishes she would have been able to talk to her mom, Dora, about was how she really felt knowing she had cancer.“I look back on all the time and think, ‘We never really talked about it.’ It was her way to brush it under the rug. She […]

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