• What to Expect from a Cypress Lawn Trolley Tour

    A Cypress Lawn trolley tour is the best way to see our beautiful grounds up close. Each docent-led tour is free and covers interesting California history.

  • Grief Tips for Valentine’s Day Without Your Loved One

    Getting through Valentine’s Day can be especially difficult if you’re grieving a loved one. Be kind to yourself and prioritize self-care during the holiday.

  • 5 Notable Names Buried at Cypress Lawn

    At Cypress Lawn, our staff members are proud of our history in the Bay Area as a beautiful place to lay a loved one to rest. Our Memorial Park honors notable individuals who shared their talents and passion with the community and beyond. We invite our neighbors to learn more about these remarkable people and …
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  • New Year’s Resolutions: Adding Preplanning to Your List

    The new year is a wonderful time for a fresh start, and our Cypress Lawn staff members, along with our neighbors in San Francisco, love ringing in January with a list of resolutions. Setting intentions for the future provides clarity and motivation around our goals for the future. From eating healthier to traveling more to …
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  • Creative Ways to Honor a Loved One Who Has Died

    Our Cypress Lawn staff members are devoted to helping families across San Francisco and the Bay Area arrange beautiful funeral services for their loved ones. Whether you choose traditional burial or cremation, our planning experts will help you craft a personalized tribute to your loved one. There are so many unique ways to honor a …
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  • Holiday Events for the Entire Family in the Bay Area

    At Cypress Lawn, our dedicated staff members love spending the holiday season out and about in San Francisco. There are so many festive events to enjoy in our area at this time of year, from musical performances to outdoor skating to gift exchanges. Whatever activity you choose, take the time to enjoy the holiday season …
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  • How to Cultivate Gratitude Amid a Season of Grief

    In recent years, gratitude practices have been acknowledged as beneficial for mental, emotional, and even physical well-being. Focusing on what you’re grateful for places your attention on the present moment and can soothe feelings of grief and loss. When you’ve recently lost a loved one, cultivating gratitude can be incredibly difficult. At Cypress Lawn, our …
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  • How GivingTuesday Can Help Our Heritage Museum

    GivingTuesday is a worldwide movement that takes place each year and promotes radical generosity and giving to those in need. This year, on November 28, people across the country make special efforts to give of what they have to others. At Cypress Lawn, our dedicated staff members participate in this important annual event throughout San …
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  • The Origins of Día de los Muertos

    At Cypress Lawn, our dedicated staff members serve San Francisco families hailing from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds, including Hispanic families. Funeral practices vary across the world, but families from Mexico take a unique approach to death and the afterlife. Each year from October 31 through November 2, people of Mexican heritage located …
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  • Death Doesn’t Have to Be Scary—We Can Help

    The death of a partner, friend, or family member is one of life’s most difficult events. It’s no wonder that when many of us contemplate the end of life, we are filled with dread and anxiety about the future. Handling the funeral arrangements of a loved one can be stressful, especially during a time of …
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