A Cemetery Should Be Forever

SKU: BK-032

A Cemetery Should Be Forever

"The challenge to managers and directors," this comprehensive, insightful work covers the history, philosophy, management, development and challenges of American cemeteries. For anyone wishing to become educated about cemetery operations and the industry as a whole, this 320-page book is an invaluable and unique resource. Topics covered include the full gamut of cemetery management issues, including:

  • History of cemeteries
  • Cemetery organizations
  • Cremation
  • History of mortuaries
  • Related operations, such as flower shops, memorial designers, and different types of monuments
  • Prearrangement
  • Endowment care
  • Master plans
  • Governing boards
  • And much, much more

There truly is no other book of its kind available anywhere. A Cemetery Should Be Forever by John Llewellyn, CEO of Forest Lawn Memorial Parks and Mortuaries, Southern California, 320pp, soft cover, ISBN 0-9665801-2-5, 1998. John F. Llewellyn is CEO of Forest Lawn Memorial-Parks and Mortuaries, a third generation cemeterian and an active industry leader for many years. Since John's great uncle Dr. Hubert Eaton took the helm in 1916, Forest Lawn has been recognized as not only one of the country's premier cemeteries, but also as the birthplace of many of the concepts that have driven the modern cemetery industry.

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