Tag Archives: Condolences

Message in a Bottle

Legacy.com’s Content Screeners have a unique glimpse into the way we deal with loss. Today, Lise reflects on the countless entries she has read in the four years she’s been a screener. And she offers a bit of hope. On … Continue reading

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Donating life

Did you know that one organ donor can save up to 8 lives? Although there are more than 100 million Americans signed up to be donors, 18 people die each day while waiting for an organ transplant.  In honor of … Continue reading

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5 condolences: Passover

This weekend marked the beginning of Passover, one of the most widely observed Jewish holidays.  Celebrated for 7-8 days, it commemorates the emancipation of Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt.  On the first night of Passover, families gather for a … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month. Poetry may not seem like the most popular art form in our world today – it’s often eclipsed by movies, pop music, even the novel if you want to stick with the printed word. But … Continue reading

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Top 10 things not to say in a condolence letter

I’ve written before about what to say when you’re writing a condolence for a Guest Book – it can be very hard to find the right words to express your sympathy. But maybe even harder is knowing what not to … Continue reading

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Meet the bloggers

I’ve had a great time introducing our readers to some of my coworkers (Guest Book screeners, Customer and Client Service specialists, and an Account Manager) via @Legacy interviews.  Katie and I are the primary bloggers around here – and we’ve decided … Continue reading

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Jan Berenstain’s Message of Kindness

The first Berenstain Bears book was published in 1962.  In the years since, more than 340 books have been published in the series. In 2005, Stan Berenstain passed away at age 82 and Legacy.com posted an obituary and Guest Book.  … Continue reading

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Sharing Spencer’s Story

Legacy.com has more than 10 million newspaper obituaries in our database.  You might think we’ve seen and read it all.  But we’re regularly reminded that we haven’t.  The latest reminder came in the form of an obituary written by a … Continue reading

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5 condolences: Toys

My little niece is coming up on her first birthday in a couple weeks… and I am trying hard to resist the compulsion to spend $8000 on toys for her. But it’s not easy! I love classic toys, and I … Continue reading

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5 condolences: funny memories

When my family gathers together, one of our favorite things to do is talk about  funny moments we’ve shared.  There are some stories that get told time after time, and that seem to get funnier with each telling – the time … Continue reading

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