Walter Cronkite Funeral|Family Requests Donations|Link-YourFuneralGuy

19 Jul
The Walter Cronkite Family has requested, in lieu of flowers that donations go to a specific charity.

The Walter Cronkite Family has requested, in lieu of flowers that donations go to a specific charity.

The Walter and Betsy Cronkite Children have requested that Donations be made in lieu of of flowers. This is a common practice at funerals.

The Fund they would like you to make a donation to is called “The Walter and Betsy Cronkite Fund for Fair Play”.

Here is the link where the Cronkite Children would like a donation to be made

This fund has been set up by the Walter and Betsy Cronkite Foundation through the Austin CommunityFoundation.com. It is called “The Walter and Betsy Cronkite Fund for Fair Play”.

From AustinCommunityFoundation.com:

The Walter and Betsy Cronkite Fund for Fair Play was established by the Cronkite’s children to honor the lives of their parents. Betsy and Walter Cronkite were two extraordinary individuals. Many know Walter Cronkite as the man who delivered the news of the day as the anchor of the CBS evening news from 1962-1981.”

Donations to a Charity to honor a loved one is often requested instead of sending flowers.

Walter Cronkite Funeral to be private. Make a donation to his Funeral Fund.

Walter Cronkite Funeral Service to be private. Make a donation to his Funeral Fund.

“In lieu of flowers” followed by a “charity name” or “donations to the family” is commonplace in obituaries. This can be helpful to your charity,charities or the family to lower funeral cost.

Be sure to make your donation to the Walter Cronkite Funeral Fund

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