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Canadian rock legend and frontman of The Tragically Hip, Gord Downie, has passed away after a long battle with terminal brain cancer. Learn more about his life and accomplishments here.

Originally published by Conner & Koch Funeral Home Blog The loss of a loved one is never easy. In many cases, attending a funeral can make the experience that much more difficult. A funeral is often somber with many guests being overcome with sadness and grief. The alternative option is to have a celebration of

Petty was best known as the lead singer of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers as well as the 1980s super group, the Travelling Wilburys. Both as a solo artist and as a member of the Heartbreakers, Petty was an American rock legend and one of the most commercially successful rock artists of all time.

At least 50 are dead and more than 200 injured in the largest mass shooting in U.S. history.

Hefner was more than just the founder of one of the most iconic magazines of the 20th century, he was a journalist, political activist, philanthropist, and World War 2 veteran.

Grandparent’s Day serves a day to recognize and celebrate everything your grandma and grandpa have done for you. If your grandparents are no longer here, this day can serve as a way to celebrate their legacy and feel a connection with them.

It is estimated that 800,000 people worldwide commit suicide each year and up to 20 million make an attempt on their life. September 10, 2017, is World Suicide Prevention Day; a day dedicated to raising awareness about suicide prevention and mental health. Learn about common warning signs and how one conversation can make a world of difference to those that are suffering.

August 30, is National Grief Awareness Day. It is a day dedicated to raising awareness about how others cope with grief, how you can help others cope, and ways to raise awareness and end the stigmas many people have about those that are grieving.

Princess Diana was a devoted mother, style icon, and one of the most influential members of the Royal Family. To mark the 20th anniversary of her untimely passing, we take a look back at her life and the events that lead to her unfortunate death.

There are a number of cemeteries in the United States that are either completely green or hybrids where traditional burials take place. Click here to learn the what, why, and how Green Burials take place.