Final Rights

Reclaiming the American Way of Death


University of Vermont
Dept. of Anatomy & Neurobiology
Burlington, VT 05405

802-656-2230 8-5 M-F
656-3473 other times

Moderate need (Check before arranging transport.)
Cost to family: none; transport provided within state or 50 miles into NY (PROD and B-T permit w. body)
Prior enrollment: required
Over-enrollment: not yet happened
Disposition: cremation; return of cremains by request
Body rejection: standard*, recent surgery, abundance of fatty tissue

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

This material was collected during the research for “Final Rights: Reclaiming the American Way of Death,” Copyright Carlson and Slocum, 2011, Upper Access Books, Hinesburg, VT, All rights reserved. If you quote from this information, please give full credit and a link to this site. For any further permissions, contact .

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