Unusual Send Offs

As the title suggests, when it comes to a funeral some like to make the day a personal testimony to the life and passions of the deceased.

Gene Rodenberry, creator of Star Trek, finally "boldly went" when his cremated remains (or at least a portion) were blasted into space. And also “Scotty’s” ashes as well!
Art historian Roger Palmer was granted his final wish when family and friends gathered at a bonfire party so his ashes could be fired up to the heavens in a rocket.
The cremated remains of Sir Charles Irving and his twin sister Tibby were dropped from the air over the town of Cheltenham in 1995.
One firm of glassblowers in London have actually produced an egg timer using a gentleman's cremated remains.
The list goes on, but in truth the answer is if it's legal and what you want, why not? Everyday good funeral directors up and down the country go to great lengths to help the bereaved to achieve that something special - from New Orleans jazz bands, pipers, particular vehicles such as lorries, motorcycle sidecars
or fire engines - to special flowers, music or items to go on the coffin.

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