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Area-Specific Options

  • Send flowers from the area to the family, using money donated by coworkers.
  • Develop a memory book of cards, pictures, written stories/comments to give the family (especially if children are left).
  • Managers can arrange cross-coverage of areas so involved staff can attend the funeral.
  • Coworkers wanting to establish a Scholarship Fund should be directed to any local bank for specific information on how to set this up.
  • Memorial tree/shrub requests can be incorporated into the annual memorial service.
  • Remind managers to respond to each employee death fairly consistently to reduce accusations of favoritism.

Additional Note:

  • Employee relative deaths (i.e., spouse, partner, child, parents): Area responses/gestures will remain specific to that area.
  • Retired employee death: area response/gesture is specific to that area.