A family mausoleum at River View Cemetery.

A family mausoleum at River View Cemetery.

Phoebe Flanigan / OPB

Cremated, composted, encapsulated in a biodegradable human seed pod — there are many options for those who want to forgo the traditional casket burial.

In the wake of this weekend’s sold out Death:OK Festival, we’ll talk with conference participants about some of the ways Oregonians are choosing to memorialize loved ones on their own terms.