FUNERAL FLASH MOB
When Sandie Wood was diagnosed with tongue cancer in February that soon became terminal, she made a plan. Her funeral wouldn’t be a dreary, somber occasion. That wasn’t how she lived.
“She wasn’t a boring person,” Samantha Ryalls, Wood’s close friend, told The Washington Post. “She wasn’t traditional either. She wanted her funeral to reflect her.”
Wood, 65, wanted her coffin brought in late,
because she never arrived to things on time. She envisioned it colored purple and decorated with letters that read: “Going out in style.” She asked that the funeral celebrant swear as much as possible.
And she wanted a troupe of dancers to crash her funeral, unannounced, and perform a routine to Queen’s “Another One Bites the Dust.”
That’s exactly what happened Nov. 4 at a crematorium in Bristol, England, when Ryalls and a group of Wood’s friends managed to arrange a unique
send-off that fulfilled her wildest...read more