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Alternative Funeral Options

If environmentally-friendly funerals, ash scattering, burial at sea, or other creative or alternative funeral choices interest you, please take some time exploring the options we have listed here. 


We are always gathering more information so please check back periodically or ask us using the form on this page.

Burial at Sea in California

There are many options in both Northern and Southern California for burial at sea.

Home Funerals and Natural Burial

Home funerals and natural burial provide families with meaningful experiences and seek to protect and in some cases replenish the environment.

Scattering Ashes 

Hawaii is a very popular destination for events through all stages of life. Although not part of the FCA of CA range, we are happy to provide information for pre-planning.

Here is an example of another location you can scatter ashes: 

Burials at sea: Light Yacht Charters

We offer dignified services for those choosing the sea as their their final resting place. We perform these services in the Monterey Bay off the coast of Santa Cruz. At Lighthall we recognize the importance to provide these service with honor and respect.


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Alkaline Hydrolysis

Also called biocremation, green cremation, and water cremation, alkaline hydrolysis is an emerging disposal technique that is cost-effective and gentle on the environment.

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