The Michigan State University Alumni Association has begun asking its members a delicate question: if they could, would they like to have their remains interred on the MSU campus when they die? Their survey is designed to see if there’s enough interest to justify construction of such a place. Their description paints a picture of a peaceful garden, “complete with strolling walkways and reflection benches”, and a columbarium.
During times of grief and loss it is hard to understand what feelings and thoughts children may experience. If the loss is significant it may be hard for adults to focus specifically on children because they are trying to cope with their own emotions.