Beth Knox, author and Founder of Crossings: Caring for Our Own at Death (www.crossings.net)

"Alison's Gift," the story of Crossings' beginnings at the unexpected death of Beth's daughter, Alison.

"A Movement to Bring Grief Back Home," The Washington Post, 6/5/2005

"Home Funerals, Tending to Their own," (video) UPI News, 10/29/2008

"The Case for Home Funeral Care," (interview) on WYPR, 5/19/2010

Nancy Jewel Poer, author and lecturer on the topics of conscious death and dying (www.nancyjewelpoer.com)

"Living into Dying:  A Journal of Spiritual and Practical Deathcare for Family and Community"

"The Tear: A Children’s Story of Transformation and Hope When a Loved One Dies"

"The Most Excellent Dying of Theodore Jack Heckelman," (video) the heartwarming story of the conscious dying and natural death care of Nancy's beloved brother, Jack.

Books/DVDs

  • "After Death Home Care," a brief introductory DVD to natural death care by pioneer Merilynne Rush
  • "Caring for the Dead:  Your Final Act of Love, " Lisa Carlson
  • "A Family Undertaking," a ground-breaking, award-winning look at the home funeral movement by PBS
  • "Final Rights: Reclaiming the American Way of Death," Lisa Carlson
  • "Grave Matters:  A Journey Through the Modern Funeral Industry to a Natural Way of Burial," Mark Harris
  • It's Okay to Die," Monica Williams
  • "Passing Through Our Hands," a documentary produced by Donna Belk on natural home funeral care
  • "Undertaken with Love:  A Home Funeral Guide for Congregations and Communities"

Related Media

Important Websites/Resources