Category Archives: Life at Legacy.com

Legacy.com team members share a behind-the-scenes look at who we are, what we do and why.

Till Death Do Us Part…Really?

As a Content Screener, I have friends I’ve never met. A mom writes two of her children regularly. She lost one to suicide and the other in the 9/11 attacks. I can’t fathom her pain, but I feel it in … Continue reading

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Leaving a legacy of customer service

I remember my junior high school social studies teacher, Mr. Hall, telling us how different the world would be when my classmates and I grew up.  We were becoming a service-focused society, he said, and this would figure prominently in … Continue reading

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Think Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and we at Legacy.com are dedicated to honoring all those whose lives have been touched by breast cancer. Two new features debut today on our site. One is a small but meaningful and lovely … Continue reading

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Two years of @Legacy

@Legacy is celebrating an exciting anniversary this week – two years of blogging! Over those years, Katie and I and our many guest bloggers have really enjoyed sharing tidbits about Legacy.com and memorialization with our readers. And we love seeing … Continue reading

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Remembering with Memorial Sites

Six years ago today, we were stunned by the news that Comair Flight 5191 had crashed shortly after takeoff, killing 49 of the 50 people aboard.  We immediately created a Guest Book through which people could share condolences for all … Continue reading

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Pet lovers remembering veterinarians

My dog loves the vet. It’s not normal, I know. Pets are supposed to hate the vet. But Toby’s got a few good reasons for his enthusiasm. He gets to go for a car ride! The nice lady pets him … Continue reading

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1,000 stories – and more to come

We recently passed an exciting milestone on The Obit Report – we posted our 1,000th story. On The Obit Report, we share stories of the fascinating lives we read about every day here at Legacy.com – both celebrities we miss, … Continue reading

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Top 10 hobbies mentioned in obituaries

According to the 2010 American Time Use Survey from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Americans spend an average of 5 hours each day on sports and leisure activities. And more than half of that time is spent watching television.  But watching … Continue reading

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Famous for…

Obituaries often mention things people are “famous for” – spaghetti sauce, warm hugs, homemade cookies, smiles…with more than 10 million obituaries in our database, the list is endless.  Sometimes, I come across a “famous” reference that leaves me wanting to … Continue reading

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Father’s Day

Today we celebrate fathers – we show a little extra love to the ones who are still here with us, and we remember the ones who are gone. Here at Legacy.com, we’re honoring beloved fathers who have passed away with … Continue reading

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