Seven Stones – A Botanical Gardens Cemetery
THE SEVEN STONES DIFFERENCE
New ideas. New options. New technology. To an industry that is traditional and slow to change, we bring creativity, innovative thinking, state-of-the-art facilities, extraordinary design and unique options. That’s the Seven Stones Difference.
We invite you to visit and learn more about this unique place. Come tour our grounds and let us share with you our vision for a cemetery unlike any other.…
Karen van Vuuren
Karen van Vuuren is a former broadcast and print journalist who is co-founder of Colorado’s first holistic, natural funeral home – The Natural Funeral (thenaturalfuneral.com) serving the Boulder-Denver metro area and beyond. Twenty years ago, Karen founded a non-profit, Natural Transitions to educate about and support families with natural death care.…
Kelsi Tesone Mathews
Kelsi Tesone Mathews from In Memoriam is honored to offer hospice, hospital, social worker, nurse and other professional education sessions. In Memoriam offers facility tours and decedent care classes at In Memoriam’s discretion. As a Mortuary Science Practitioner (Embalmer and Funeral Director), Kelsi Tesone Mathews offers a plethora of knowledge and hands-on expertise in the importance of ceremony, restoration of the decedent, and support for a grieving family.
We are a back-to-basics, truly family-owned and operated funeral provider featuring our on-site crematory. From traditional services to cremation, we strive to ensure that every family that we serve feels safe, seen, and cared for. Kelsi holds a degree as a Mortuary Science Practitioner. In 2008, she passed the national board exams through the International Conference in both the Science and Arts section.…
Colorado Burial Preserve & Cremation Garden
Colorado Burial Preserve & Cremation Garden in Florence is the first cemetery in the state dedicated to conservation. Instead of the manicured sod and tight rows at a conventional cemetery, the Preserve is 65 acres of natural prairie-pinyon habitat. After a burial, the soil is amended and seeded with adapted native perennials to help combat invasive weeds.…
The Natural Funeral
Mission and Vision statements
Our mission is to provide natural death care choices to families in alignment with their values potentially transforming their journey of loss into meaning and healing.
Our vision is to reimagine funeral service as a holistic offering that emphasizes ecological choice and healing ceremony in response to loss.
It’s better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.…