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The Styx Chyx AfterParty with Peter Callan
Gail Rubin, The Doyenne of Death, Funeral Expert Gail Rubin, The Doyenne of Death, Funeral Expert
For Immediate Release:
Dateline: Albuquerque , NM
Wednesday, February 05, 2020


The Styx Chyx, Thea and Emily, hold an AfterParty in Santa Fe at the Berardinelli McGee Life Event Center. The special guest speaker is Peter Callan, author of “Prepare to Die!!! And Other Stuff Nobody Told You.”

Watch the video and learn about preparing for end-of-life issues.

Among the topics covered:

  • POAs, the different kinds of Power of Attorney documents that are helpful when facing disability and death.
  • How a codicil, an addendum to a will, can make a change at less cost than hiring an attorney to change the will.
  • Disposition options such as green burial and donating a body to science.
  • The money-saving power of preplanning and possibly prepaying your funeral arrangements.
  • What a DNR, Do Not Resuscitate, order can mean, and how it can be ignored.
  • How many death certificates to order (Hint: more than you think you’ll need).
  • Real estate and Transfer on Death Deeds (TODD).
  • How long the probate process can take.
  • A review of The Five Wishes form.

Learn more about The Styx Chyx at www.TheStyxChyx.com. Get Peter Callan’s book, Prepare to Die!!! from Amazon through this link.

Peter Callan and The Styx Chyx
Peter Callan and The Styx Chyx, (L) Thea and (R) Emily

Gail Rubin, CT, is author and host of the award-winning book and television series, A Good Goodbye: Funeral Planning for Those Who Don’t Plan to Die, Hail and Farewell: Cremation Ceremonies, Templates and Tips, and KICKING THE BUCKET LIST: 100 Downsizing and Organizing Things to Do Before You Die.

Rubin is a Certified Thanatologist (that's a death educator) and a popular speaker who uses humor and films to get the end-of-life and funeral planning conversation started. She "knocked 'em dead" with her TEDx talk, A Good Goodbye. She provides continuing education credit classes for attorneys, doctors, nurses, social workers, hospice workers, financial planners, funeral directors and other professionals. She's a Certified Funeral Celebrant and funeral planning consultant who has been interviewed in national and local print, broadcast and online media.

Known as The Doyenne of Death®, she is the event coordinator of the Before I Die NM Festival. She also hosts A Good Goodbye Internet radio show and produces Mortality Minute radio and online video spots. Her YouTube Channel features more than 450 videos!

Rubin is a member of the Association for Death Education and Counseling, the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association, Toastmasters International and the National Speakers Association New Mexico Chapter. Her speaking profile is available at eSpeakers.com.

Gail Rubin has been interviewed about funeral planning issues in national and local broadcast, print and online media. Outlets include The Huffington Post, Money Magazine, Kiplinger, CBS Radio News, WGN-TV,  and local affiliates for NPR, PBS, FOX, ABC-TV, CBS-TV and NBC-TV. Albuquerque Business First named her as one of their 2019 Women of Influence.

Sign up for a free planning form and occasional informative newsletter at her website, AGoodGoodbye.com.

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