Resources

Caterers

Colorado Catering Company – Presenting superior food expertly displayed and on time.

Comfort Caterings – Comfort Food with Class.

Epicurean Group – Locally sourced exceptional ingredients.

Footers Catering – Food is our Forte, People our are Passion.

Colorado Venues for Celebrations of Life

The Broadmoor – Elegant, exquisite and beautiful for an indoor or outdoor Celebration of Life. Luxurious accommodations with impeccable service for all your guests. Colorado Springs, CO

The Brown Palace – Historic, downtown hotel and spa. Denver, CO.

Callahan House – Beautiful historic home with elegant gardens. Longmont, CO

Church Spaces for Rent

Cielo at Castle Pines – Cielo is a unique Colorado event venue surrounded by four acres of majestic pines, stone walls, and landscaped grounds. A tranquil setting with an indoor and outdoor venue. Castle Rock, CO

CU Museum of Natural History – Boulder, CO

CU South Denver University of Colorado Event Space – Indoor and outdoor spaces accommodate events of all sizes up to 2,000 guests.

Denver Botanic Gardens – Beautiful outdoor gardens to celebrate a beautiful life. Denver, CO

Evergreen Memorial Park – Surrounded by mountains and evergreens, the 100 acre park is graced by rolling meadows, rustic cabins and a beautiful barn overlooking a reservoir and the foothills.

Falls Event Center Littleton – Beautiful venue for a Celebration of Life with lots of natural light and stunning mountain views.

Frisco Day Lodge – Magnificent mountain setting for a memorable Life Celebration. The great room boasts a cozy fireplace and there is comfortable seating for up to 120 guests.

Hilton Garden Inn Denver/Highlands Ranch – Two different spaces for Celebrations of Life and Receptions. Beautiful rooms and suites in a quiet location for your out-of-town guests.

Hudson Gardens – The natural beauty provides an unmatched backdrop for a Celebration of Life.

Highlands Ranch Mansion – This historic, elegant estate is a beautiful location for a Life Celebration.

Ken Caryl Ranch House – Littleton, CO

Listing of Parks

Little White Church – Beautiful, historic, quaint church near Red Rocks holds up to 100 people for a Celebration of Life. Morrison, CO 

Northgate Event Center & Taproom – A “hidden gem” located near Fort Logan National Cemetery. Beautiful outdoor garden area and an incredible view of the mountains from the rooftop patio. 

Parkside Mansion  – Historically beautiful, intimate Venue near City Park in Denver. The rooftop patio and/or the ballroom are excellent choices for a Life Celebration. Accommodates up to 300 guests.

The Pines at Genesee – Warmly elegant mountain-contemporary setting. Plenty of parking, fabulous food and efficient staff. Golden, CO

Philip S. Miller Park – Castle Rock, CO

Rembrandt Yard – Lots of windows with natural lighting in this unique Art Gallery Venue. Boulder, CO

Rocky Mountain National Park Ash Scattering – After reviewing the guidelines, scroll down to the Application for Scattering Ashes.

Sheraton Denver West Hotel – Views of the Denver Skyline and the Rocky Mountains. Lakewood, CO

The Stone House – Historic building and intimate outdoor area for smaller gatherings. Lakewood, CO

Cremation Products & Services

Ash Scattering Colorado – Celebrate and honor the life of your loved one through the compassion and grace of aerial ash scattering.

Bonsai Urn –  Eco-friendly cremation urn which gives you a new option to honor your loved one’s cremated remains with a beautiful living memorial.

Red Manx Studio – Stunning blown glass cremation art located in Greeley, CO.

Une Belle Vie® Memorial Urns – Largest selection in Colorado of affordable, beautiful, unique, handcrafted cremation urns.

Flowers

Abloom Florist –  Highlands Ranch, CO

Bella Calla Denver FloristDenver, CO

Goodnight Violet – Denver’s only floral design studio specializing in memorial floristry. Denver, CO

Happy Canyon Flowers – Denver, CO

Stems a Flower Shop – Evergreen, CO

General Information

Funeral Consumer Society of Colorado – The best one-stop source of consumer information about funerals and cremation in Colorado.

Honor Bell – Offering a final salute for Coloradans who have served our country. 

National Home Funeral Alliance – Provides clear information about all things relating to home funerals.

Parting – Find and compare pricing for cremations & funerals by entering your zip code. Sort results by location, price and reviews.

State Anatomical Board University of Colorado Denver – If you are interested in leaving your body to science, please look through the Frequently Asked Questions. To arrange a donation, please fill out the anatomical donation form. 

What to Do When Someone Dies in Colorado – This document is published by the Colorado Bar Association.

Colorado Cemeteries, Green Burials & Products

Cedar Hill Cemetery – Located in Castle Rock, CO

Crestone Cemetery Natural Burial Ground – The Crestone Cemetery is located 50 miles northeast of Alamosa, CO

Evergreen Memorial Park – Providing burial, cremation, green burial and other green options for those who love the mountains. Located in Evergreen, Colorado.

Fairmount Funeral Home, Cemetery & Crematory – Founded in 1890, Fairmount is Denver’s second oldest cemetery.

Fort Logan National Cemetery – Located in Denver, Colorado, this cemetery has space available to accommodate casketed and cremated remains.

The Green Burial Council – The Leader in the Green Burial Movement. Certification, Education, and Advocacy. Find a Provider and Certified Products. Watch a Green Burial Video.

Glory Boats – These “boat caskets” are the perfect sendoff for an outdoor enthusiast! Manufactured in Arkansas. 

Kinkaraco® – Woman-owned, certified Green company. Green funeral products. Shrouds for cremation, green burial, sea burial, and pet burial. Listing of Green Cemeteries in the United States.

The Natural Funeral – Living Arts Center for End-of-Life Education and Green Funerals located in Lafayette, CO

Natural Transitions – A resource for green and holistic approaches to end of life.

Passages International – The Natural Choice for Green Funeral Products

Roselawn Cemetery, The Garden of Harmony – Located in Fort Collins, CO

Seven Stones – A botanical gardens cemetery. An extraordinary place worthy of an uncommon life.

 

Grief and Healing

Living with Loss, One Day at a Time by Rachel Kodanaz is an incredible book that I highly recommend to individuals and families who have lost a loved one or are suffering from any form of loss.

Mystical Mourning – A Guide through the Process of Mourning to help you find meaning in grief and heal your soul.

Pets

A Peaceful Passage – Euthanasia and hospice care in your home for your beloved pet. Dr. Christine Daigler understands the importance of the human-animal bond.

SlideShow Tributes

Memory Wise – Create Custom Slideshow Tributes for your Memorial or Celebration of Life. Locations in Boulder, Lone Tree and Littleton, CO.

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