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 December's Issue

  • Cover Story
    The Winner – It's not an exaggeration to say that Rose Hills Memorial Park and Mortuary is unlike any other in North America, so it's easy to understand why the property is our choice for the 2016 American Cemetery Excellence award.
    By Patti Martin Bartsche

  • Cremation
    Cremation Blueprint: Incorporating Ideas into Daily Operations – In the final installment of the six-part series, management consultant Ray Gagnon provides advice on building a solid, ongoing operation.
    By Steve Cronin

  • Marketing
    Marketing Your Cremation Options – For cemeteries struggling to find ways to communicate their value as a permanent and proper setting for the disposition of those choosing cremation, there are ideas and initiatives that can positively impact their businesses.
    By Dan Katz

  • News
    2016: The Year in Review – In an industry that's changing every day, it's no surprise that 2016 has given those who work in and with cemeteries a great deal to talk about.
    By Steve Cronin

  • Maintenance
    Time for a Year-End Physical – With winter bringing quieter times to many cemeteries, there is time to give your operation an end-of-the-year physical – to see what worked, what needs attention and what improvements can be made.
    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