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Honoring the Departed: Exploring One Washcloth with Susan Oppie

In this episode of "Comforting Closure – Conversations with a Death Doula" host Traci Arieli welcomes Susan Oppie from One Washcloth to explore the act of caring for our loved ones after they've passed. This conversation explores the spiritual, emotional, and practical aspects of post-death care, highlighting how the simple act of washing can serve as a powerful ritual of love and farewell. 


Highlights include: 

  • The inspiration behind One Washcloth and its mission. 

  • The cultural and spiritual importance of washing the deceased. 

  • How such acts aid in the grieving process. 

  • Overcoming misconceptions about death care. 

  • Future aspirations for the initiative. 

For more information or to get in touch with Susan Oppie, visit 


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