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Enter your loved one's legal name, date of birth and date of death. We require this information for verification of death.

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Upload a photo of your loved one as you would like them to be remembered. You can add up to 10 photos.

The main photo will be your loved one's primary obituary photo, and all additional photos will appear in the photos section.

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Click and drag to reorder photos. To change the main photo, drag another photo from below to replace it.

Please enter your name as you would like it to appear on photo memories.

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Select a cover photo

Choose from our library of cover photos to enhance this obituary.

If you choose to upload your own cover photo, we recommend a high-resolution image for best results.

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Tell their story

Explore the special moments that made up your loved one's dash. Tell the story in as much detail as you like. You can save your work for later and return to this story anytime.

Not sure what to write? Check out our Interactive Obituary Template or read our article How to Write an Obituary.

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Add an event

Let family and friends know of the events being planned in honor of your loved one.

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Verification of death

We require verification of death prior to publishing an obituary on Beyond the Dash.

Please enter the contact details of the organization entrusted with handling the burial or cremation.

The death certificate will not be displayed on the story. It will only be used for the purpose of verifying the death.

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