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  • How to Start the Preplanning Conversation with Your Family

    In recent years, our dedicated staff at Cypress Lawn has helped even more families preplan their end-of-life services throughout San Francisco and the Bay Area. There are many benefits to planning your funeral service in advance, from peace of mind for you and your family to saving money on rising funeral costs. Many individuals who …
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  • Celebrating Our Beautiful Stained-Glass Collection

    Choosing a final resting place for yourself or a loved one is an important decision, as family and loved ones can return to pay tribute for years to come. At Cypress Lawn, our experienced staff members serve families in San Francisco and the Bay Area with high-quality funeral, cremation, and burial services. We are proud …
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  • Advice for Helping Children Cope with Loss

    The death of a loved one is one of the most challenging life experiences many of us will face. It’s especially difficult for a child. Coping with loss can seem hopeless at times, but there are some ways to help children move through grief. At Cypress Lawn, our staff members provide funeral and cremation services …
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  • Finding the Best Way to Honor a Loved One Who Was Cremated

    More families in San Francisco and across the country are choosing cremation for their loved ones. At Cypress Lawn, our experienced staff help families honor their loved ones in many different ways following cremation. When you choose cremation at our funeral home, you’ll find the memorialization options to be flexible and varied. This allows every …
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  • Exploring the Many Benefits of Planning Ahead

    By Robert A. Gordon Jr., President & CEO of Cypress Lawn Funeral Home & Memorial Park,   Fluctuating prices and destabilizing events across the country and the world can make the future feel uncertain. Planning ahead, especially with decisions relating to the end of life, is one way to gain some peace of mind—even amidst …
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  • Demystifying Cremation: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

    Despite cremation’s growing popularity in the Bay Area and across the country, many people remain unsure of what the process is all about. Here at Cypress Lawn, our experienced staff is committed to helping families in San Francisco understand cremation and what it entails. For some families, cremation is a more appealing and affordable choice …
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  • Reasons to Consider Visiting Cypress Lawn This Summer

    By Robert A. Gordon Jr., President & CEO of Cypress Lawn Funeral Home & Memorial Park, Resident since 2017 If you’ve never experienced the beauty of Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, summer is the perfect time to do so. We invite you to wander our grounds, spend time enjoying the lake and feeding the ducks, and …
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  • How Other Cultures Commemorate Loss and Celebrate Life

    When a loved one dies, planning their funeral is a beautiful opportunity to celebrate their life, passions, accomplishments, and cultural traditions. At Cypress Lawn, our staff is experienced in helping families honor their cultural backgrounds and religious beliefs with meaningful services. Our licensed funeral directors recognize the diversity of the Bay Area and strive to …
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  • 5 Ways Our Cypress Lawn Team Goes Above and Beyond

    At Cypress Lawn, we are committed to meeting our Bay Area neighbors’ needs with high-quality burial, funeral, and cremation services.   We have served the San Francisco community for over a century and are proud to bring our deep experience and specialized knowledge to helping families honor their loved ones.   From our leadership to …
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  • Lessons Learned About Death in Popular Culture

    We host many events here at Cypress Lawn — from tours of our world-class Arboretum to lecture series and flag retirement ceremonies to Memorial Day celebrations and more.   One event we remember with fondness happened back in 2019. Dozens of people of all ages joined us on a Saturday night to watch an outdoor …
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