PUTTING THE FUN IN FUNERAL
Mummification and burial at sea are old. Here's what the innovative are doing with their remains:
--The ashes of former New Mexico Governor Tom Bolack were launched skyward with his family's Fourth of July fireworks.
--A 52-year-old Harley-Davidson enthusiast proposed bequeathing his right arm, which bears tattoos of the Harley logo and Willy G. Davidson's signature, to the company archives. (The company declined the offer.)
--The skull of the late actor-comedian Del Close was given to Chicago's Goodman Theatre for use in roles like Hamlet's Yorick that call for such deadpan talent....