Tag Archives: Life at Legacy.com

Who owns Legacy.com?

I get asked this question often. The answer is simple in a legal sense, but I’d first like to answer a question I believe is more important: What does it mean to be the owner of a company like Legacy.com?

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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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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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Top 10 death euphemisms

With more than 10 million obituaries in Legacy.com’s database, we’ve read just about every death euphemism you can imagine.  While approximately 6.5 million of Legacy.com’s obituaries indicate that someone has “died, ” more than 5 million use the term “passed … Continue reading

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Flowers from an angel

For many of us who work at Legacy.com, one of the best things about the job is hearing about how we help people. Emails and Facebook posts of thanks from our customers are often shared around the office, and a … Continue reading

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Sharing baby photos with obstetricians

Next week is my daughter Josie’s first birthday.  It’s been a year full of smiles, laughter, and adventure.  And the 9 months leading up to her birth were no different.  During that time, I visited my obstetrician more than a … 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 years later: remembering the Virginia Tech shootings

Like millions of people across the country, we at Legacy.com were stunned and saddened by the news of the shootings at Virginia Tech on April 16, 2007.  As people struggled to make sense of the shootings, we did what we … 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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Rosie the Riveter

With men off to war and production needs increasing dramatically, the U.S. government launched a propaganda campaign during World War II to pull women into factory jobs traditionally held by men.  During the course of World War II, more than … Continue reading

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