American Cemetery is an independent trade magazine for cemetery owners and managers along with others allied to the field. Each issue of American Cemetery 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, preneed, marketing, cremation, insurance computers/software and much more.
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In February's Issue
The Do's and Don'ts – Advance sales are an integral part of any cemetery operation. While these sales aren't always easy, there are things that can be done to be more successful
By Patti Martin Bartsche
- Cover Story
Family Serving Families – What began in 1886 as TG Macy's modest, one-location family funeral business in Greeley, Colo., has now become one of the oldest family-owned and operated businesses in Northern Colorado.
By Adrienne Thiele Dallagiacoma
Pushing Design Forward – Something bold and exciting is happening in the Pacific Northwest that is beginning to turn heads in the industry.
By Susan Johnstone
Holy Cross Cemetery – In a city filled with noteworthy burial grounds, it is sometimes easy to overlook the gem that is Holy Cross Cemetery.
By Alexandra Kathryn Mosca
Planning and Design – As times change, so do cemeteries. Key to that change is good design and planning from a variety of burial options to attract a diverse clientele to creating gathering spaces for events (funeral and nonfuneral) to making sure curb appeal is front and center. We turn to the experts to learn more.
By Patti Martin Bartsche
In Every Issue
Association of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE)
United Communications Group (UCG)
- Silver Award Table of Contents Design, 2005
- Silver Award, Publication Re-design, 2004
Graphic Design USA
- 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
- Blue Book Advertising, 2005
- Mortality Symbols, 2005