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20% off Custom Accessories Now Through September 30


Tridye holders, Webril holders, glove holders, and paper towel holders can spruce up your prep room and dressing room. All custom designed and manufactured of high quality acrylic. Purchase with check or credit card on our website.

DST in Booth 1215 for NFDA Convention

NFDA Convention

Learn about PrepAir G2 Series
Receive a $1,000 Premier Source Certificate
View State-of-the Art Prep Rooms by DST.

Duncan Stuart Todd, Ltd. will introduce PrepAir G2, an advanced series of PrepAir for ventilation in the preparation room, when the NFDA Convention assembles in Indianapolis, October 18 - 21. Stop by the booth and talk with Duncan and Marjori Todd about Premier Source, an all-inclusive package for design and equipping a state-of-the-art OSHA compliant embalming room.

More than interior design?

Prep Room from Duncan Stuart Todd

New interior refinements are lovely, attractive to visitors and usually a good investment. Yet, a twenty-first century preparation room..."that's where the money is," said a DST client. Another inquirer declared "...if the owner is not an embalmer, the prep room is the last room that gets any attention. They feel that if the public doesn't see it, it is of no value."

"Interestingly enough, we find that more and more our clients are promoting their embalming room, opening it to the public on tours or when working with families as a testimonial to their service," comments Duncan Todd.

How has your DST prep room increased safety, productivity, efficiency and comfort to boost the bottom line? Let us know in a short email, You will be entered in a drawing for a complete set of custom acrylic accessories for the prep or dressing room. Please reply by October 31, 2015.

New OSHA Rules for Hazard Communication


The deadline for OSHA compliance of the revised Hazard Communication Standard was June 1, 2015. For detailed information, visit the OSHA website.

Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home in Kingsport, TN Builds New Care Center

Chad Correll, president and funeral director, updated his funeral home to meet the changing needs of families in his community. The story of Hamlett-Dobson can be found on our website in the Client Stories area.

The Embrace of Dying: How we deal with the end of life

This film, produced by Keith Famie, is scheduled for viewing on PBS in Detroit in the fall of 2015. Many of the country's most respected funeral directors and funeral homes appear in the 13-part documentary series. One segment highlights a day in the life of a student in the Wayne State University Mortuary Science Program.

Sharon Gee-Mascarello, clinical instructor at Wayne and featured participant in the film, will present a workshop during the NFDA Indianapolis Convention. Her topic will be The Role of the Embalmer in Support of Organ and Tissue Donation. More information on Embrace of Dying can be found on the internet.