At some point, you are going to have to deal with the death of a loved one. When that happens, you have to decide what you are going to do with their body. Many people choose to go with burial or cremation. However, there are so many other options out there. You can match the handling of your loved one's mortal remains to their interests.
If your loved one loved the ocean or loved fish, one option you have is to have their remains turned into part of a coral reef. People are working to rebuild coral reefs by using cement balls that give the coral a place to anchor on to. It works very well, and there are now flourishing coral reefs around the world that started out as big chunks of concrete. There are companies that will take your loved one's cremains and put them in the concrete mix. When the concrete is poured and has set, it is placed for a new reef. Your loved one will be able to be part of the ocean forever.
This method of burial was big in ancient Egypt. The weather there was ideal for mummification. If your loved one was a big fan of ancient Egypt, or just thought that mummies were cool, you can choose to have them mummified. Once the body is mummified, you can bury your loved one in their very own pyramid, if you wish. This is a fairly rare practice as of yet. It is also time consuming. Because of those things, it's going to cost tens of thousands of dollars.
The method of freezing a body has been used for years. Generally the theory behind being frozen is that the future will be able to bring them back to life, or cure whatever it was that killed them. If your loved one loves the idea of seeing the future, this may be a good idea. When it comes to being, frozen there are some issues. One is that you have to set it up beforehand. That's because it's important to get the person into the cryogenic process as soon as possible. You will also have to pay a storage fee, as your loved one will have to stay in the company's facility. It takes a lot of power to make sure that the right temperature is maintained.
When your loved one dies, you want to make sure that you handle their final disposition they way that they would want. One way to do that is to match a burial option to your loved one's personality and likes. Speak to a funeral home, such as Rose's Funeral Home Inc., for more information.