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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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Noteworthy Veterans Buried at Cypress Lawn

With Veteran’s Day upon us, the team at Cypress Lawn Memorial Park is reminded of the fact that we are honored to serve as the burial location for many of our country’s most notable veterans. Our beautiful grounds are the final resting place for more than 4,000 soldiers and veterans. Many of them were buried […]

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How Preplanning Can Empower You

British statesmen and philosopher Francis Bacon once said, “It is natural to die as to be born.” We all know death is a normal, inescapable element of the human experience. So why is it so hard for many to face? Some have a lot of fear, anxiety, and questions when it comes to thinking about […]

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An Overview of Cypress Lawn’s Rich History in the Bay Area

A homeland. A sanctuary. A history of people. This is Cypress Lawn. We have a deep history of according respect to the communities that make up the Bay Area and bestowing reverence upon the families who come to us. It’s a responsibility and reputation we take very seriously. Since 1892, the team at Cypress Lawn […]

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Why an On-Site Crematory Matters

Bay Area residents are incredibly savvy consumers. They know how to utilize consumer reports, online reviews, and articles to make sure they are purchasing a solid product or service and getting the best value. For large purchases such as a car, a computer, or a home – this is fairly easy to do. There are […]

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