The National Funeral Directors Association recently held their annual convention in Boston where funeral directors from around the country gathered together to learn about new trends and how to handle topical issues in their field. Funeral directors are taking advantage of technology to aid families in creating personalized tributes to loved ones. To read the complete Boston Globe article, follow our link.
Funeral directors work to put some life into death
by Laura Crimaldi| Boston Globe
Bob Biggins had a plan for navigating the exhibition floor at the funeral directors convention in Boston this week: Skip the caskets and steer clear of funeral vehicles.
Too boring, said Biggins, 60, chief executive at Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home in Rockland.
Instead, he descended the escalator at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center and walked to a display of customized tribute blankets, like one in his home that honors his wife, Christine, who died of breast cancer in 2015. [read entire article]