Talking About Death and Dying; Tracy Gomillion

Having conversations about death and dying are critical. Having awareness and knowledge about choices and alternatives available is imperative. This talk aims to break down some of the taboos associated with speaking about death and bring to light understanding about what choices each of us have in life and for our remains after each of our deaths.

Tracy Gomillion is an Adjunct Instruct of Sociology and Social Work at Jefferson College, and a social worker. She founded the Willow Foundation, a non-profit start-up that will provide the St. Louis area with affordable death care products and services. Tracy has 10+ years of work/volunteer experience serving vulnerable populations. Tracy also facilitates the local STL Death Cafes, where community members gather to talk about death and dying.