Chris Raymond

Chris Raymond

Writer and editor


B.A. in English, Marquette University


  • Editor of The Director magazine for over 12 years
  • Contributor to multiple leading funeral service publications


Chris is a writer specializing in end-of-life issues and funerals. For more than 12 years, Chris served as editor of The Director magazine, the official monthly publication of the National Funeral Directors Association and the world's most widely read magazine for funeral directors, embalmers and other deathcare professionals. Chris has spoken on numerous topics related to death and dying to audiences of funeral service professionals and consumers alike, and his articles have appeared in leading funeral service publications worldwide.

He's made several media appearances, including a feature on Cemetery Travel: Adventures in Graveyards Around the World and several interviews on The Dan Isard Show on Funeral Radio.


 Chris holds a B.A. in English from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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