Graveyards Should Be Cheerful (Dec, 1932)
Graveyards Should Be Cheerful
A CHANGE in public psychology which would do more for human happiness than any other is one in the usual attitude of fear and horror toward death, an eminent scientist recently stated. No small part of this usual attitude is due to the atmosphere of gloom, sorrow and decay in the average cemetery.
Wreaths and similar objects placed on graves by private mourners should be prohibited in favor of permanent flower beds.