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Talking about death, memorials and urns shouldn’t be that somber. A touch of color and beautiful design can bring a sense of comfort and a feeling of light and warmth at a time when you are grieving and hurting. In this episode of the Glam Reaper Podcast, Jennifer had the opportunity to converse with Max and Miles of Oaktree Memorials. Through their wonderful work, this duo always brings incredible support to the family of the deceased from start to end.
Max Lemper-Tabatsky and Miles Adams co-founded Oaktree Memorials and Trust Loyal after experiencing firsthand how difficult it can be to find modern memorials made from exceptional and sustainable materials. People reached out to them to find contemporary, handmade urns and handcrafted jewelry for their loved one’s and their loyal pet’s ashes.
LITTLE NUGGETS OF GOLD:
Introduction and how Max and Miles co-founded Oaktree Memorials.
How do Oaktree Memorials and Trust Loyal brands contrast?
What is involved in the production of modern, contemporary memorial urns?
Are they into memorial jewelry as well?
For memorials, which is doing better, the human side or the pet side?
What is in store for Max and Miles for the rest of 2022?
Connect with Max and Miles:
Website - https://oaktreememorials.com/
Website - https://trustloyal.com/
Connect with Jennifer/The Glam Reaper:
During the final disposition of the deceased, there are a variety of legal considerations that arise from some interesting, outrageous or even very intimate stories that you won’t believe actually happen for families and relations. For this reason, to avoid any disputes among the family members, it is critical to have some instructions written clearly on how to handle the remains. Jennifer sits down with Chris Farmer in this episode of The Glam Reaper to get some legal insights about the funeral industry and the people they serve. Chris has 15 years of experience in providing legal advice to funeral homes, cemeteries, crematoriums and industry suppliers throughout North America.
LITTLE NUGGETS OF GOLD:
Jennifer's introduction of the guest Chris Farmer and how they have known each other for quite some time.
About Chris Farmer's background as a lawyer and eventual role as the funeral industry's legal advisor.
Chris' thoughts on why there is a stigma around lawyers and funeral directors.
Some very interesting, outrageous and intimate cases that Chris Farmer has handled for the funeral industry. (...Some of them you may not believe actually happens.)
What precautions should funeral homes and crematoriums take to protect themselves from litigation?
How important is the chain of custody of documentation when a body is going to be cremated?
Chris' insights on the new methods of disposition and what can make people gravitate to any of those?
What is the one thing Chris Farmer would change in the funeral industry?
Jennifer asks Chris a daring question on what his funeral song would be.
Some last thoughts Chris wants to share to the listeners.
Connect with Chris Farmer:
Website - https://www.thefarmerfirm.com/