Planning An Alternative Funeral? Nine Things You Need To Know

Articles like this are like honey for DIY-ers and those who are very hands-on. They boost the spirits and make you feel as if you can make it through grandma's death because you're in control of the situation. This is great. This is good! Unfortunately, most people do not have the particular advantage that going this route needs... advance notice of the death. The majority of people are completely blindsided by death and its crappy timing. And a huge number of people are too crippled with grief, pain, guilt, and plain sadness to actually achieve anything meaningful. My advice: pay heed to #3 in the article... appointing a funeral director who will listen.
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