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Engage your readers with Legacy’s 2020 retrospectives and analyses.

It’s been a year, hasn’t it? It’s hard to find an area of life not impacted by the profound changes of 2020. As the leader in online memorialization, Legacy’s journalists and thought leaders have chronicled the shifting ways we remember and honor those we’ve lost. Here are some resources you can use and share with your readers, funeral homes, and journalists. 

2020 Retrospectives

Each year, Legacy’s editorial staff takes a look back at memorial trends and the prominent lives we lost.  

Remembering the Newsmakers 

 year’s tribute includes Kobe Bryant, Kirk Douglas, Naya Rivera, Chadwick Boseman, Alex Trebek, and so many more. 


The Most Fascinating Women Who Died in 2020 

Discover the lives of accomplished and inspiring women who passed away last year. 

Who’s Living Longer: Musicians, Business Leaders, or Politicians? 

An analysis of 2020’s obituary news paints an intriguing picture of how various notable professions had different life expectancies. 

Explore our full year in review content library for more. 

COVID Content and Resources

Our content team is honored to use our database and expertise to provide pandemic insights and collaborate with media partners on COVID end-of-life content. Some resources you may find helpful include: 

Be sure to check out this episode of the Peacock Network’s The Mehdi Hasan Show, where Legacy’s senior writer and award-winning obituarist Linnea Crowther reflects on what it’s like to craft obituaries during a pandemic. 

Other Print Editorial

Legacy maintains a full library of ready-to-use print editorial of both season
al and evergreen memorial topics. Any Legacy partner can view and download these free assets here. 

Need More? We’re Here to Help

Legacy.com is making our database, content, and memorialization experts available, at no charge, for media use. 
E-mail us at media@legacy.com to collaborate.