Sunday, July 22, 2018

When death notices speak ill of the dead

Richard Chin of the Star Tribune tackled the topic of families purchasing death notices that air dirty laundry and settle scores in newsprint.

"Obituaries say much more than who died and where to send flowers," he wrote. "They hold a mirror up to the living, revealing what we think constitutes a well-lived life. They also present a cautionary tale of what not to do if you want to avoid a postmortem write-up that has you spinning in the grave."

Click here to read his story.