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  • May 03, 2010 - Honoring our Heroes

    The Saturday Evening Post features Legacy's "In Remembrance" site in an article on Memorial Day and how the way people remember those who died in battle is changing.

  • Apr 04, 2010 - An Online Site is a Gathering Place for Grieving

    McClatchy-Tribune News story about how modern technology is helping address the ancient human desires to grieve and connect.

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  • Nov 05, 2006 - In Online Mourning, Don’t Speak Ill of the Dead

    "Legacy, which gets more than six million visitors a month and one comment every five seconds, says it vets everything before it is posted," The New York Times reports.

  • Aug 31, 2006 - Websites offer mourning for youths online

    "Online tributes are reshaping the way many people deal with death. Web eulogies, tributes, and memorials…" the Boston Globe reports.

  • May 29, 2006 - Online Memorials Bring Strangers and Friends Together in Community of Grief

    "Days after his wife's death from inflammatory breast cancer in 2004, Michael Bloomer set up a Web page memorial," The Washington Post reports. "An old co-worker from Florida signed Kim Bloomer's online guest book. So did a high school classmate in Michigan."

  • May 29, 2006 - Online Memorials Bring Strangers and Friends Together in Community of Grief

    "Days after his wife's death from inflammatory breast cancer in 2004, Michael Bloomer set up a Web page memorial," The Washington Post reports. "An old co-worker from Florida signed Kim Bloomer's online guest book. So did a high school classmate in Michigan."

  • Apr 27, 2006 - Rituals of Grief Go Online

    "Just as the Web has changed long-established rituals of romance and socializing, personal Web pages on social networking sites…are altering the rituals of mourning," The New York Times reports.

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  • Jun 25, 2013 - Legacy.com Introduces the Next Generation in Online Obituaries

    Legacy.com, Inc., the leading provider of online obituary solutions in the U.S. and globally, introduces the Next Generation Obituary, a new online experience designed to elevate the category and transform newspapers' online obituary offerings.

  • May 09, 2013 - Legacy.com Acquires UK-Based Web Announcements Ltd.

    Legacy.com, Inc., the leading provider of online obituary solutions in the U.S., today announced it has acquired Web Announcements Ltd, the parent company of iAnnounce (www.iAnnounce.co.uk), the European leader in online obituaries and family announcements.

  • Apr 09, 2013 - Legacy.com Honored with Webby, Eppy Awards

    Legacy.com, Inc., the leading provider of online obituary solutions in the U.S., has been selected as an Official Honoree of the 17th Annual Webby Awards in the Social Media category.

2012

  • Apr 06, 2012 - Great Hill Partners Acquires Legacy.com

    Legacy.com, the market leader in the online obituary space, announced today that is has been acquired by Great Hill Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm with over $2.5 billion under management.

2010

  • Jun 17, 2010 - Editor & Publisher Honors Legacy.com With 2010 EPpy™ Award

    Legacy.com has been honored as the best overall newspaper-affiliated Web site in its class. The recognition came in the form of a 2010 EPpyTM Award, presented by Editor & Publisher magazine at a ceremony held June 17th in Las Vegas during the 2010 Interactive Media Conference and Trade Show.

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