Kates-Boylston Publications – American Cemetery

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American Cemetery & Cremation is an independent trade magazine for cemetery owners and managers along with others allied to the field. Each issue of American Cemetery & Cremation offers in-depth coverage of issues affecting the cemetery profession in today's competitive business environment, including grounds maintenance tips, national and state association coverage, marketing, insurance, computers/software and more. With the relaunch of the American Cemetery & Cremation, there is also an added emphasis on cremation.

Published monthly (12 issues per year)

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In February's Issue

  • Design Portfolio
    Meeting Today's Cremation Needs – Recognizing that cremation families want options when it comes time to bury or inter a loved one, aMinnesota cemetery has constructed a columbaria complex that is responsive to families' needs.
    By Patti Martin Bartsche

  • Mausoleums and Columbaria
    Changing Landscapes – For cemeterians wondering how to handle the new cremation landscape, the answer is becoming clear: thoughtful mausoleum and columbarium design projects.
    By Patti Martin Bartsche

  • Cover Story
    City of Death – Amid exquisite 1920s L.C. Tiffany glass and some of the country's most intricate architecture, stories of death and remembrance have been written inside The Portland MemorialMausoleum.
    By Benjamin Farnstrom

  • History
    A Realization of a Dream – It might have been a decade in the making,but Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery now has a life-size statue of its namesake president and the man who founded the national cemeteries.
    By Patti Martin Bartsche

  • Maintenance
    New Life for Monuments – There is increased interest among the public in helping to preserve and protect cemeteries and monuments. But experts say it's best to prepare before harnessing that enthusiasm.
    By Steve Cronin

In Every Issue


Association of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE)
  • Silver Award Table of Contents Design, 2005
  • Silver Award, Publication Re-design, 2004
United Communications Group (UCG)
  • Third Place, Best Instructional Reporting, "From Yesterday to Tomorrow: Does Your Cemetery Have a Plan?" May 2006
  • First Place, Good Writing, "Survivor Cemeteries," November 2005
  • Third Place, Good Writing, "Evanescence," March 2005
  • Second Place, Good Writing, "Honoring Competence, Courage and Sacrifice," June 2007
  • Third Place, Best Instructional Reporting, "Beware of Slip and Fall," November 2007
Graphic Design USA
  • Blue Book Advertising, 2005
  • Mortality Symbols, 2005