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Your Family Can Celebrate Arbor Day With Us!

Pop quiz: On our country’s very first Arbor Day, held in Nebraska in 1872, how many trees were planted in the area? 1,000 10,000 100,000 1,000,000,000 Believe it or not, more than one million trees were planted on that single day in 1872! Talk about welcoming a new holiday with a bang! Since then, Arbor […]

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Protecting Your Legacy and Ours: The Cemetery Endowment Care Fund

There’s no question San Francisco is one of the most picturesque cities in the U.S., and Cypress Lawn Memorial Park and Funeral Home is its perfect microcosm, with stunning natural beauty, iconic buildings, and a storied history dating back to 1882. It was then that our founder, Hamden Noble, initiated the Cypress Lawn Endowment Care […]

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4 Questions You Need to Ask Any Cremation Provider

Sooner or later, we all learn this important life lesson: Trust takes years to build. Whether it’s in relationships, products we purchase, or services we utilize, trust is foundational. Our top priority here at Cypress Lawn Memorial Park and Funeral Home is maintaining the trust of families who come to us for their funeral and […]

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5 Reasons to Make Reading More Books a Goal for 2018

Do you remember a time when you finished the last page of a book and immediately thought, “Now THAT was a great read?” If you can relate, you know the immense amount of fun and enjoyment reading brings to life! Books are a source of adventure, a stress reliever, and best of all, a peek […]

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Love and Loss: Moving Forward After the Death of a Loved One

When a loved one dies, the grieving process can be a jumble of complicated and painful emotions. After the funeral, weeks and months pass in a blur as you adjust to life without that special someone. Here at Cypress Lawn, our team understands that certain times of the year – including holidays like Valentine’s Day […]

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Your Life – Etched in Stone and on Your Family’s Hearts

There is an old Chinese proverb that says, “To forget one’s ancestors is to be a brook without a source, a tree without a root.” All of us here in the San Francisco Bay Area feel some kind of connection to the people who came before us. There is a natural curiosity about where we […]

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The Power of Togetherness: Funeral Receptions and Healing

Mental health experts agree it is a natural human response to try to avoid situations that are difficult or painful. The passing of a loved one is certainly one of those moments from which we want to run away. But these same psychologists and psychiatrists would also suggest that the best way to pursue healing […]

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Your Final Resting Place: Let Us Help You Choose

It’s time again to turn over the last page on the calendar and collectively gasp that 2018 is actually here! A brand-new year full of promise is beginning for the San Francisco Bay area, and that means it’s time for New Year’s resolutions. Just the word “resolution” can inspire groans and cheers all at once, […]

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Celebrating the Holidays in the Bay Area

It’s that time of year again, and the team at Cypress Lawn is merrily preparing for the holiday season in the Bay Area. Many families come together at this time of year to visit with one another, enjoy special traditions, and share memories of past holidays. No doubt, you have some friends and family coming […]

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Using Technology to Tell Your Loved One’s Story

There is no question that we live in a digital age. Technology keeps advancing each year, and it has certainly made the lives of Bay Area families easier in a number of ways. It has also allowed us to remain connected to people who live in other states or even countries. It has even impacted […]

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