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 March's Issue

  • Cremation Gardens
    Fern Hill Cremation Garden Reimagined – Founded in 1848, Forest Hills Cemetery is a treasure trove of natural splendor ... and its Fern Hill Cremation Garden provides families with a place of reflection in a park-like setting.
    By Patti Martin Bartsche

  • Profile
    Creating a Place for Culture and Reflection – In her first exhibit as director of Forest Lawn Museum, Ana Pescador is bringing to visitors a photographic look inside David Bowie's only trip to Mexico.
    By Patti Martin Bartsche

  • History
    Preserving a Piece of America – Since its inception in 2010, Friends of Burial Hill has had one mission: preserve Burial Hill, one of the country's earliest burying grounds.
    By Patti Martin Bartsche

  • Cover Story
    Bringing New Life to Old City Cemetery – Old City Cemetery in Lynchburg, Virginia, was neglected and in disrepair, until hard work and vision transformed it into one of the most popular spots in the city.
    By Steve Cronin

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