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Welcome to

Yuma Death Cafe

Who We Are and Our Mission

Volunteer Facilitators:  Former Hospice Nurse Deb Bershad; BSN, RN, and End of Life Doula (EOLD), Petronella Newhard, MS:  CCC-SLP and EOLD, and Chaplain Joy Lovejoy.


Our Mission is to provide a respctful place where we can share our thoughts, our joy and our sorrow around the topics of death and living well until the end.  

Upcoming Events


Meetings will begin again in the Fall of 2023.  Please see for updates.

The Yuma Death Cafe's regular meetings are the 3rd Saturday of each month at the

Yuma Center for Spiritual Living, 12:30-2pm

- no registration needed. 

No events at the moment

Our Facilitators

Deb Bershad is an RN with 45+ years experience.  Formerly a Hospice Nurse,  her experience allows her to act both from medical and non-medical perspective. She now serves as an End-Of-Life Doula.  She is also a motivational speaker and facilitator of life-mastery skills.
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