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List of Published Works

Please read some of our recently published articles in the library section below. All work is copyrighted and is reproduced here with the permission of, and through the courtesy of, the publisher.

Where Do We Start?

Why do so few cemeteries have a physical master plan? The long-range development of a cemetery offers both a strong reason to master plan as well as a convenient excuse not to.

Prayerful Approach to Design

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery has been an active part of the Catholic community in Rochester, New York, for nearly 150 years.

Cremation Gardens – Planning for the Future

Erie, Pennsylvania, may not be a particularly high cremation rate area... at least right now.

Your Cemetery’s Next Expansion – Lead Time is Priceless

With new challenges and requirements in development, adequate time to plan is more important than ever (reprinted with the permission of Catholic Cemetery Magazine- January 2016)

How (& Why) to Get Started on a Master Plan for Your Cemetery

Long-range planning can't be neglected in the day-to-day operation of your cemetery (reprinted with the permission of ICCFA Magazine- June 2014)

10 Tips on Cremation Garden Planning

These fundamentals of cremation garden design lead to success (reprinted with the permission of American Cemetery Magazine- July 2013)

The Road Ahead

New land development requirements and public requests challenge cemetery designers (reprinted with the permission of American Cemetery Magazine- May 2013)

Creating a Cremation-Friendly Cemetery

Cremation garden visibility, quality and diversity are the keys to success (reprinted with the permission of American Cemetery Magazine- August 2012)

Mausoleums and Niches

Niche development has come of age in many cemeteries (reprinted with the permission of American Cemetery Magazine- May 2011)

Springing Ahead- Cemetery Development

Spring is an ideal time to reset long-range plans (reprinted with the permission of Catholic Cemetery Magazine- April 2011)

Cremation Gardens; More Choices for Your Cemetery

Understanding the potential value of cremation options will help your cemetery survive and flourish (reprinted with the permission of American Cemetery Magazine- July 2010)

Turning the Corner on Cremation

As cremation has gained acceptance in Catholic cemeteries, it can no longer be an afterthought. (reprinted with the permission of Catholic Cemetery Magazine- April 2010)

The Healing Landscape

Landscaping in your cemetery is a proven aid in recovery from loss (reprinted with the permission of Catholic Cemetery Magazine- March 2010)

The Economy of a Good Plan

Long range planning leads to improved aesthetics and economy (reprinted with the permission of American Cemetery Magazine- July 2009)

The Value of a Cemetery; the Virtues of a Beautiful Cemetery

Promoting the value of a beautiful community cemetery (reprinted with the permission of American Cemetery Magazine- December 2008)
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