Funeral and End-of-Life Planning

Whether arranging a funeral for a loved one or considering pre-need end-of-life options, there are many resources available to help confront this aspect of life. Individuals should attempt to address end-of-life issues as coherently as possible and avoid making rash or emotional decisions. There are many options for end-of-life decisions, including cremation, burial, whole-body or organ donation, and others.


Compassion & Choices
1455 E Jewell Ave Ste 200, Denver 80222
Compassion & Choices is the leading nonprofit organization committed to helping everyone have the best death possible. We offer free consultation, planning resources, referrals and guidance. Across the nation we work to protect and expand options at the end of life.

Fairmount Cemetery
430 S Quebec St, Denver
Privately owned since 1890. Fairmount Mortuary Cemetery & Cremation Services is still developing new areas for burial and cremation. Offers a mausoleum, monument shop, and florist. Offers prearrangement planning with affordable terms.

Olinger Mortuaries & Cemeteries
7777 W 29th Ave, Wheat Ridge 80033
The family of Olinger Mortuaries & Cemeteries has been part of the Denver area for over 100 years, serving traditional and cremation families with honor & respect. As an added benefit, Olinger is part of the nationwide network of Dignity Memorial providers.

Science Care
21410 N 19th Ave, Phoenix AZ 85027
Science Care is a whole body donation program, the first to be accredited by the American Association of Tissue Banks. Our no-cost program links individual donors and medical researchers and educations, setting the standard of excellence for the donation and responsible use of human tissue. Visit to learn more.