Introducing Legacy’s ObitWriter®

New AI tool helps anyone create a well-written obituary in minutes — and it’s completely free

Posted, the leading online destination for obituaries and memorial content, is pleased to announce the launch of ObitWriter®, its innovative, AI-powered obituary-writing assistant.  

ObitWriter® is a revolutionary tool that uses advanced algorithms to turn a user’s input into obituaries that are not only accurate but also personalized. And the best part? It’s completely free for families or funeral directors to use.   

Users simply enter basic details such as the name, age, hometown, and funeral information, and ObitWriter® will generate an appropriate and well-written obituary the user can review and adjust as desired. The AI-powered tool also allows users to add custom details such as achievements, interests and personal anecdotes, ensuring that the obituary is unique and tailored to the individual. 

Another major benefit of ObitWriter® is the ease with which users can publish the obituary they’ve created. With just a few clicks, consumers and funeral homes have the option to publish the obituary to any newspaper in the United States and also to 

“We’re thrilled to launch ObitWriter®, which we believe will become an essential tool for families and individuals looking to create a meaningful and personalized obituary,” said Alan Press, CEO of “Our AI-powered tool makes it easy for anyone to create an accurate and well-written obituary, and the ability to submit it to any newspaper or publication with just a few clicks is a game-changer.” 

Legacy is also making its powerful ObitWriter® technology available directly to its media partners nationwide for inclusion in self-service platforms used by consumers and funeral homes in the time-honored tradition of announcing a loved one’s passing in their local newspaper.  

To try ObitWriter®, simply visit and click on the “Write an Obituary” link.    

About Legacy:

Legacy is the global leader in online obituaries, serving 40 million users each month. We partner with thousands of local news providers and funeral homes in the United States, Canada, the U.K. and elsewhere, helping families honor and remember their loved ones every day. Our partners benefit from unparalleled scale and expertise, innovative e-commerce solutions and award-winning customer support. Legacy is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

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