Cathy Wurzer

Let’s Talk About Death

I learned a lot about a friend at his recent funeral. I thought I knew the man who was a teacher and mentor to me, but while I listened to the speakers and watched a poignant photo slideshow of his life, I realized I hadn’t really known him and what a rich, complex and vibrant life he had led.


Erika Wright Epilogg

Epilogg Reviews from Users

We here at Epilogg HQ can talk for DAYS about the ways Epilogg is better than a traditional obituary, about how you can truly Say It All. For free. (Seriously, we’ll talk your ear off. Don’t test us. Or maybe do!)


Dondi Schwart's Dad

Save the Stories

A friend posted on Instagram yesterday that her dad had passed away after a long stay in hospice. After a rollercoaster of health crises, she immediately wanted to share happier stories and memories. My heart connected with the emotions she was sharing as I remembered my similar moment in February 2016.



Best Obituaries Ever Written

The Best Obituaries Ever Written

There are two different types of people in the world: those who flip to the obituary section in the newspaper. And those who avoid anything that makes them think about their own morbidity.


Help! I Have to Write An Obituary

Help! I Have to Write an Obituary

For quite some time, obituaries have held a special place in our culture as a unique form of writing, one that valued conciseness and precision. But as newspaper readership has declined, social media has increased our ability to share and connect with one another. It’s also thrown the “rules” of obituaries out the window.


An Obituary Costs How Much

An obituary costs HOW MUCH?!

The sticker shock of obituaries is … something. If you’re trying to think of a thing that costs a lot but delivers so little, you probably won’t find a better example than a traditional obituary.




Death Doulas - Life Legacy Projects

Death Doulas & Life Legacy Projects

In a previous blog, we introduced you to the work of death doulas, aka end of life doulas. Our new friend, Wendy Longacre Brown, shares a bit more about doing legacy work with her clients. Epilogg believes it too: Stories matter. For everyone.