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A 13-Week Live Coaching Program For Compassionate, Heart Centred Beings Aspiring To Create

The Modern Deathcare
End-of-Life Planning Guide

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Hi, I’m Karry Sawatsky,

Founder of Modern Deathcare and the Life and Death Academy's Death Doula Training.

As a death doula, death educator and author, I have supported hundreds of clients internationally and again and again I see when they receive the right support,
dying, death and bereavement can be deeply transformative.

I was initiated into deathcare 17 years ago when my friend’s mother died. I quickly stepped in to support him, amazed at my love and skill for being an intuitive, compassionate caregiver. But I was shocked by the absence of guidance they received from professionals. I saw first-hand how ill equipped our culture is for navigating this momentous rite of passage.


This early experience with death changed me to my core. I knew there was a better way to experience dying and death and I was on a quest to create it.

I am passionate about completely revolutionizing deathcare. With a deep love for community, spirituality and nature, I am a leader pioneering a holistic, empowered, and compassionate approach to deathcare.

I built a one of a kind, 4 month foundational intensive Death Doula Training where I coach dedicated students - both aspiring and seasoned - in my unique philosophy and methodology.

I’m committed to helping you transform the end of life experience from one of passivity, fear and anguish into a connection-filled, meaningful rite of passage.

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How We Die Documentary

“I am so grateful Karry was there for [my sister-in-law] and our family at the end of her life. She was so caring and compassionate. She was always there when needed. I appreciate all that she did from just sitting and talking to [my sister-in-law] to helping with everything from making coffee to the funeral logistics. She had the ability to talk to everyone and knew what to say. I will forever be grateful for her help.”
G.C. Niagara


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