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Hear from families about their experiences working with Lighten


"The entire family was so happy and grateful for what your company put together for us. It was a beautiful, professional tribute to our mom.


It exceeded everyone’s expectations!"

Michelle S, Washington

"You have an amazing service and gift to the world – both in your compassion and active listening. Thank you for bringing our families together."

Steve T, California

"I’m grateful for your help with my husband’s memorial gathering. The event went well, full of affection and beautiful memories in tribute to his life."

Gemma K, Illinois

"Thank you for your gracious and warm presence throughout our event.  Your thoroughness, prompt follow-up, and meticulous attention to details made this process pleasant and stressless for us."

Phyllis W, California


"Thank you, Lighten…

you lighten the journey."

Marisela G, Maryland

"I want to tell you how happy everyone was with the outcome. Thank you to you and your team for helping to create a healing ceremony."

Valerie G, Washington

"You nailed it. You absolutely nailed it. Thanks for all of your help and support over the past week. It was, as you know, a tough time – but with you there, it was a lot easier."

Steve & Katie N, Illinois

"The service was very positive.  I heard from my guests afterwards, and many of them marveled that holding something like this is possible virtually."

Thelma P, Texas

Roberta A, Colorado

Family Attends Virtual Memorial Service

"We couldn't have been more happy working with all of you at Lighten. You were such professionals. We thought the ceremony was just wonderful. We couldn't have asked for more. We will be sure to recommend you to many others."

Roberta A, Colorado

"Thank you so much for your professionalism and help throughout the entire process! You all made this hard time a little easier and I appreciate it so much!"

Kevin H, North Carolina

"We can’t thank you enough for creating such a wonderful celebration for our family—and for all your help during this emotional time.


We are so grateful we were still able to celebrate my grandfather's life in such a special way, even though we could not all be together in person.


The recordings are a beautiful reminder of my grandfather's life. Thank you again! It was such a pleasure working with you."

Devon G, Utah

"Thank you so very much. You were so easy to work with and your support was much needed as we crafted a tribute worthy of my dad."


Olga G, Florida


"Thank you so much for helping us accomplish our goal to create a wonderful tribute. It was exactly what we envisioned. Your professionalism and personal warmth helped make this an effortless process.

Everyone did an excellent job. Her Celebration of Life was perfect and we're certain she would be delighted, honored, and humbled by it. Well done!"

Barb & Martin M, California

“Lighten really provided such a caring environment. Very grateful!”

Judy R, Maryland

“We are very happy with the experience Lighten facilitated for us. Your expertise and help was comforting in our time of great stress. And it allowed us to properly experience the ceremony when it occurred.

Everyone we talked to about the service thought it was great. Thanks again for all your help.”

Greg W, Illinois

“Bravo! Thank you so much for guiding us through the service this evening. The videos, photo montage, and speakers all honored our son’s spirit and helped our community grieve collectively.”


Monique S, Colorado


“When my mom passed away, the pandemic prevented my family from gathering in person for a funeral. Lighten’s team was enormously patient and kind. In addition to helping us organize a celebration for our mother, Lighten also mounted a beautiful Memorial Webpage, so that extended family and friends could visit the page to remember our mom. We were extremely satisfied with the services that Lighten provided.” 

Bridget R, Virginia

“Thank you for all that you and your team did in preparing and managing the celebration of life service for our Dad. You handled it all with such ease—calm and patient in dealing with all of the various parties. We are grateful.”

Wendy M, Indiana

 “We were so pleased with how everything went. Thanks for your help making this difficult process much easier.”

Robin T, Illinois

“Thank you for your care and expertise throughout the process bringing today into reality! Your encouragement gave comfort and confidence to our family. Considering the magnitude of the event and diverse participation you made it happen! I have had a number of messages commenting on the Service.”

Joel I, Washington

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