A Trusted Friend in a Complicated World

Deirdre Sullivan

Deirdre Sullivan is a lawyer in Brooklyn, New York. She says her father's greatest gift to her family was how he ushered them through the process of his death.
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Why You Should Always Go to the Funeral

Sounds simple—when someone dies, get in your car and go to calling hours or the funeral. That, I can do. But I think a personal philosophy of going to funerals means more than that.