Chris is a former writer for Verywell Mind covering end-of-life issues and funerals. For more than 12 years, Chris served as editor of The Director magazine, the official monthly publication of the National Funeral Directors Association and the world's most widely read magazine for funeral directors, embalmers and other deathcare professionals. Chris has spoken on numerous death and dying topics to audiences of funeral service professionals and consumers alike, and his articles have appeared in leading funeral service publications worldwide.
He's made several media appearances, including a feature on Cemetery Travel: Adventures in Graveyards Around the World and several interviews on The Dan Isard Show on Funeral Radio.
Chris holds a bachelor's degree in English from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Death is deeply personal and rarely easy to contemplate. While the Internet enables quick access to information, the guidance offered online about death, dying, funerals and grief often proves misinformed, biased or worse. My goal is to provide topical and objective information that answers your questions about death and dying, funerals and grief, to help you make better-informed choices for yourself or someone you love.
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