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Tag: Crestone End-of-Life Project

CEOLP 2015 Accomplishments

2015 was a big year for the Crestone End of Life Project (CEOLP) and for its sister organization, Informed Final Choices (IFC). Here is a list of key accomplishments for CEOLP, none of which could have been accomplished without… Read More

Open Air documentary showing at the Cloud

Join filmmaker Adam Sekuler for this special showing of his OPEN AIR documentary, which follows the Crestone’s unique end of life ceremony. The screening takes place at the Cloud Station on Saturday, November 14 at 5 pm. Please… Read More

CEOLP and IFC Info Sheet Crestone Eagle Nov 2015

Crestone End of Life Project (CEOLP) and Informed Final Choices (IFC) have created a useful fact sheet to download, print and save for your reference. The sheet is featured as a full page ad in the November 2015… Read More

Free “Care of the Body” training for CEOLP volunteers and friends

Join CEOLP at Michael One Wing’s home for a Care of the Body training October 26, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. The  four-hour training is free of cost and is open to anyone who is interested… Read More

Death: OK. Let’s Talk About It.

CEOLP’s own Marta Shoman recently presented, “Creating a Community-Based End of Life Support Group” at the Death: OK. Let’s Talk About It conference at Reed College in Portland, Oregon. To learn more about the event, visit the event… Read More

Workshop to make copper site “sigil” plaques

Ever wonder how those gorgeous copper memorial plaques are made? Ever wonder what your “sigil” will be when your time comes? Join Shahna Lax at this Crestone End of Life-sponsored event October 29-30 to learn how to make… Read More

NY Times best seller Caitlin Doughty visits Crestone End of Life Project

Caitlin Doughty, international death advocate and author of the New York Times bestseller, Smoke Gets in Your Eyes & Other Lessons from the Crematory visited Crestone in June 2015 to meet with the Crestone End of Life Project (CEOLP)… Read More

Holy Smoke – The Way of Life, and End of Life Choices

An essay on the cremation ceremony of Ed Rosenberg… Our son Bothe told us about Ed Rosenberg’s death. The funeral was to be in two days, an open-air cremation at sunrise in Crestone. I felt hesitant about attending… Read More

Making Crestone’s Green Cemetery Even Greener

The Crestone Cemetery is probably the only active cemetery in Colorado that made it all the way through the 20th century without requiring embalming, caskets, concrete vaults, and/or monuments. It is in pinon-juniper open woodland with sand and… Read More

Cremation Site Renovation

Crestone End of Life Project volunteers recently completed a renovation and upgrade to the open air cremation site located on the Dragon Mountain Zen Center land in Crestone, Colorado. Improvements included a more permanent fencing structure, bamboo screening,… Read More