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Who We Are

We are a place where the world pauses to embrace the power of a life well-lived.

We believe a single life story can provide extraordinary inspiration, even after that person has died. So we champion every life knowing it can connect in unexpected, powerful ways. It challenges us to live better, make a difference, and fulfill the promise of our humanity.

None of this is possible without the special trust that is placed in us—by our partners, mourners and visitors. This trust constitutes the compass of our company, always guiding us toward excellence, integrity and compassion.


Founded in 1998, Legacy.com builds revenue, audience, content and connections for more than 1,500 newspapers in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Australia and New Zealand by providing ways for readers to express condolences, share remembrances and learn about the lives of family, friends and the famous.

As the leader in the online memorial and obituary market, Legacy.com is one of the 50 most-visited websites in the U.S., drawing more than 24 million unique visitors each month and hosting more than 20 million obituaries. Legacy.com also provides newspapers with online solutions for their celebration, pet and public notice categories.

Legacy.com is headquartered in Evanston, Ill., with information technology and innovation divisions in Naperville, Ill and Los Angeles. The U.K. and European markets are supported through our London office. In Europe, we also manage iAnnounce, whose parent company, Web Announcements Ltd., was acquired by Legacy.com in 2013. Legacy.com is a privately held company. For more information, visit www.Legacy.com.