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LEEDS, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 08: The golden coffin of Sir Jimmy Savile lays in state in the Queens Hotel in Leeds on November 8, 2011 in Leeds, England. Members of the public and fans are paying their respects to the flambouyant television and radio celebrity ahead of his funeral in Leeds tomorrow. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

The days of sobbing and crying at funerals are fading fast and one woman is helping push it along. Kyle Tevlin is one of the trendsetters helping people put together a celebration funeral, thanks to her site I Want A Fun Funeral.

You can attend one of her workshops on how to plan your own “going away party,” plan it yourself, or use a consultant. Either way, Tevlin says the idea is to bring out your personality and make it a party.

Keep this in mind: half of people asked in a recent survey said they would attend an unconventional funeral. These days our remains can be made into jewelry, vinyl records, made into biodegradable pots for planting trees… So they sky’s the limit for our send off!

Source: Today