Final Rights

Reclaiming the American Way of Death


University of Arizona
College of Medicine
Cellular and Molecular Biology
1501 N. Campbell Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85724


Moderate need

Cost to family: transportation outside Pima, Pinal, and Maricopa counties
Prior enrollment: preferred
Disposition: cremation; return of cremains by request
Body rejection: standard,* under 18, previous embalming, obesity

* autopsy, decomposition, mutilation, severe burn victim, meningitis, hepatitis, AIDS, and other contagious or communicable diseases


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  1. Evelyn Stringham says:

    Do not want to stay with Biological Resources (FBI investigation.) Contact me at above or on how to donate. Do you also harvest food parts to help others?I am 84 and thought I’d found the right place!

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