Chris Raymond

Chris Raymond

Writer

Expertise

End-of-Life Issues

Education

Marquette University

Highlights

Death is deeply personal and rarely easy to contemplate. While the Internet enables quick access to information, the guidance offered online about death, dying, funerals and grief often proves misinformed, biased or worse."

— Chris Raymond

Experience

Chris is a former writer for Verywell Health covering end-of-life issues and funerals. For more than 12 years, Chris served as editor of The Director magazine, the official monthly publication of the National Funeral Directors Association and the world's most widely read magazine for funeral directors, embalmers and other deathcare professionals. Chris has spoken on numerous death and dying topics to audiences of funeral service professionals and consumers alike, and his articles have appeared in leading funeral service publications worldwide.

He's made several media appearances, including a feature on Cemetery Travel: Adventures in Graveyards Around the World and several interviews on The Dan Isard Show on Funeral Radio.

Education

Chris holds a bachelor's degree in English from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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