This service includes the basic services of a funeral director, administrative staff, obtaining and filing legal documents necessary for the anatomical donation and transfer from place of death to place of scientific study within a 30 mile radius. This service does not include facilities or staff for ceremony, nor any other merchandise or cash advance items.
Additional optional charges may include: Certified copies of death certificate, newspaper notices, sales tax on any merchandise selected.
In the state of Illinois, the Anatomical Gift Association of Illinois (AGA) is the legally authorized agent for procurement, preparation and preservation of remains for the purposes of scientific study. Candidates wishing to donate their remains to AGA must complete a donor enrollment form prior to death, or authorize an agent to perform the enrollment process on their behalf.