Links of interest to funeral consumers
Funeral Consumers Alliance: www.funerals.org*
The best website for straightforward information, without promoting funeral-industry interests.
Federal Trade Commission's excellent guide for consumers: www.ftc.gov/funerals
Consumer watchdog: www.FuneralEthics.org
Inspiringly beautiful headstones: www.MemorialsByArtists.co.uk
Home funerals planning: www.crossings.net and finalpassages.org
For Jewish traditions: www.jewish-funerals.org
Green burials -- simpler, less toxic, less expensive: firstname.lastname@example.org
A collection of memorial songs: www.beforetheirtime.org
*Notes: URLs work fine with all-lowercase letters; UpperCase as used above is for clarity.
An ending of "dot.org" in a URL (website address) indicates a non-profit organization.
A "dot.com" or "dot.biz" URL indicates a company in business to make a profit.