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Publish Date: 10/11/12
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UC to Honor Body Donors at Saturday Ceremony

The annual memorial service for people who have donated their bodies to medical science will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, in Kresge Auditorium on UCís Medical Campus.

The 2012 service will honor the families of more than 160 donors, whose dates of death range from 2006 to 2010. Their cremated remains have recently been interred at a plot in Spring Grove Cemetery.

Following the service at UC, participants will be invited to drive to the burial plot at Spring Grove Cemetery, which is marked with a monument inscribed with the words, "Through Their Thoughtfulness Knowledge Grows.Ē 

UCís body donation programówhich received 429 donations last year and has approximately 11,800 pre-registered donors on fileóis one of the largest single-institution programs of its kind in the United States.

A memorial service is held each year to publicly honor donors, their families and friends.

For more information, contact Gina Burg at

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