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Annual Candlelight Memorial to Be Held As Live Streaming Event

Community news | Thursday, November 4, 2021

Prairie du Chien, WI – Crossing Rivers Health will be producing a live streaming event for this year’s Annual Candlelight Memorial. This is the seventh year the Crossing Rivers Health Hospice and Bereavement team is putting on the event that remembers and honors loved ones who have passed away during the past year.

The event will be streamed live at 6 p.m. Tuesday, December 9, on Crossing Rivers Health’s Facebook page and website, crossingrivers.org/memorial. It will feature interactive elements, stories, prayers, and words of remembrance by hospice and bereavement team members. The event video will also be available to view on-demand after it airs live.

“New this year, family members are encouraged to submit a photo of their loved ones to be featured alongside their name and significant dates,” says Laura Lane, Crossing Rivers Health Hospice Manager. Members of the community who wish to have their loved ones name included in the service may contact Lane at (608) 357-2449 or laura.lane@crossingrivers.org. The deadline for submitting information is November 19, 2021.

The theme for this year's Candlelight Memorial is "Country Patchwork Christmas". Haley Kregel, Crossing Rivers Health Hospice social worker says, “Going along with the concept of the program, loved ones are encouraged to reflect and share precious memories and stories of those we have lost in the past year.”