Final Rights

Reclaiming the American Way of Death


Kansas Univ. School of Medicine
Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology
Mail Stop # 3038, 3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, Kansas 66160

913-588-2735 8-4 M-F or
913-588-5000 and page # 1900

Moderate need
Cost to family: transportation
Prior enrollment: preferred
Over-enrollment: shared
Disposition: cremation; return of cremains by request
Body rejection: standard,* missing body parts, obesity, emaciation, jaundice

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

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