Sympathy and funeral flowers have been a religious ritual that is more than 60,000 years old. Funeral flowers show our respect for the deceased and it also shows our oneness in grief with the bereaved family. But, what if the family decided to ask for charitable donations instead of funeral flowers? Should you not send funeral flowers anymore? And what does in lieu of mean?

For some individuals, asking for charitable donations in lieu of funeral flowers is seen as a money-making scheme; albeit, for good intentions. However, this does not necessarily mean that the family does not like funeral…


Sympathy and funeral flowers have been a religious ritual that is more than 60,000 years old. Funeral flowers show our respect for the deceased and it also shows our oneness in grief with the bereaved family. But, what if the family decided to ask for charitable donations instead of funeral flowers? Should you not send funeral flowers anymore? And what does in lieu of mean?

For some individuals, asking for charitable donations in lieu of funeral flowers is seen as a money-making scheme; albeit, for good intentions. However, this does not necessarily mean that the family does not like funeral…


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Miles Christopher

The ever entertaining life of a funeral director. We keep unusual hours, have unusual conversations, and sometimes are just plain unusual. And I like dogs.

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