Experience the Difference

We invite you to discover who has made Santa Cruz Memorial the ultimate provider of creating healing experiences in the community. This section contains the heritage, vision, and the people behind Santa Cruz Memorial's reputation of quality, sincerity, and trust.

  • History


    Randy & Janet Krassow are very proud of this deep connection to the funeral profession. Together, they lead the highly-experienced staff and grounds crews, always returning to the foundation of compassionate service laid down by Ella Bostwick almost a century ago.

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  • Staff


    We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.

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  • A Walk Through Time

    A Walk Through Time

    The cemetery at this location is a true repository of Santa Cruz history. We’ve created a self-guided walking tour, and companion guide, so that you can take a ‘walk through time.’

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  • The Last Supper

    The Last Supper

    We are proud to be the caretakers of this life-sized reproduction of Leonardo Da Vinci’s Last Supper, which is a true piece of Santa Cruz history. Completed in 1950 by Harry Lisbon, and a team of wax artists, working in a converted barn in the Santa Cruz Mountains; the work took five long years to finish.

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  • For Your Whole Life

    For Your Whole Life

    It has long been our goal to serve Santa Cruz County families in all phases of their lives. Whether you’re interested in gardening, cooking, local history, or estate planning, we’ve got information which can make each day just that much more enjoyable.

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  • Testimonials


    Our goal is to provide our client families with memorable remembrance experiences. Celebrations of their loved one's life, and the time they shared. So who should speak of our success? That's easy; those we've served. Our words are expected, while theirs genuinely share their feelings about our services.

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  • Community Events

    Community Events

    We give every family in our community unique opportunities to learn, share, and remember. Each of our educational, grief support or remembrance events is designed to appeal to a wide age range, including adults and children. It is our intention to enrich lives, educate minds, and ease sorrows.

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