Iowa City Death Doula & End-of-Life Planner

Thoughtful & Compassionate End-of-Life Planning for Humans and Animals

Please contact Aurora Mortuorum to schedule a complimentary consultation or learn more about our services:

Education | Advocacy | Support | Empowerment

Aurora Mortuorum is Dawn Frary, an Iowa City-based death doula, crematory operator, writer, educator, and artist. Dawn is passionate about providing a more personal and family-focused alternative to our modern death practices by working with clients to develop end-of-life plans, legacy projects, and personalized death rituals and ceremonies. Her sincere intention is to guide families through difficult times with compassion, honesty, and love.

In 2018 Dawn received certification as a death doula and home funeral guide, studying under Rev. Angie Buchanan of Earth Traditions Ministry.

Sign up for our email list