Video: New Trends in Death Care

Sep 7, 2015 | 0 comments

Gail speaking at RotaryGail Rubin, Certified Thanatologist, recently spoke about new trends in death care – cremation, home funerals, green burial and creative celebrations of life. You can view the video of the 20-minute talk below.

She spoke to the weekly meeting of the Albuquerque Del Norte Rotary Club. Member Donna Pedace introduced the speaker.

“For those of you who don’t plan to die, our speaker today will enlighten us on the finer points of not dying and what happens when you don’t plan.

Gail Rubin, CT, is the author and host of the award-winning book and TV series, A Good Goodbye: Funeral Planning for Those Who Don’t Plan to Die. She brought the Death Café concept to Albuquerque, the second city in the U.S. to hold these events.

Ms. Rubin is a Certified Thanatologist – a pioneering death educator – and Certified Funeral Celebrant who creates memorial services that are all about the person who died. And she will be one of the featured speakers at TEDxABQ at Popejoy Hall on September 12. Please welcome Gail Rubin.”

“First of all, congratulations on being here today. You knew the topic was New Trends in Death Care and you came anyway,” Gail said as she started.

For a free copy of the eBook Gail co-wrote, Celebrating Life: How to Create Meaningful Memorial Services, with Templates and Tips, sign up with your email here.

New Trends in Death Care


A Good Goodbye