Kates-Boylston Publications – American Cemetery

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American Cemetery & Cremation is an independent trade magazine for cemetery owners and managers along with others allied to the field. Each issue of American Cemetery & Cremation offers in-depth coverage of issues affecting the cemetery profession in today's competitive business environment, including grounds maintenance tips, national and state association coverage, marketing, insurance, computers/software and more. With the relaunch of the American Cemetery & Cremation, there is also an added emphasis on cremation.
Published monthly (12 issues per year)

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In April's Issue

  • Cover Story
    Timeless Craftsmanship – The beautiful monuments at Hope Cemetery in Barre, Vermont, are a lasting tribute to the master carvers buried there.
    By Steve Cronin

  • Profile
    Everyone Looks Up to This Gravedigger – He may be a visionary, successful businessman and patent holder, but at the heart of a career that has spanned five decades, James "Big Jim" Darby is a cemeterian. He is also this year's ICCFA Lasting Impact Award winner.
    By Patti Martin Bartsche

  • Maintenance
    Liabilities in Plain Sight – In the consumer world, site and appearance sells – and that holds true for cemeteries, too.
    By Robert Mosko

  • Community
    Urban Death Project – Seattle anthropologist and architect Katrina Spade is planning a new form of green disposition with The Urban Death Project.
    By Sharon Verbeten

In Every Issue


Association of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE)
  • Silver Award Table of Contents Design, 2005
  • Silver Award, Publication Re-design, 2004
United Communications Group (UCG)
  • Third Place, Best Instructional Reporting, "From Yesterday to Tomorrow: Does Your Cemetery Have a Plan?" May 2006
  • First Place, Good Writing, "Survivor Cemeteries," November 2005
  • Third Place, Good Writing, "Evanescence," March 2005
  • Second Place, Good Writing, "Honoring Competence, Courage and Sacrifice," June 2007
  • Third Place, Best Instructional Reporting, "Beware of Slip and Fall," November 2007
Graphic Design USA
  • Blue Book Advertising, 2005
  • Mortality Symbols, 2005