The classic Y incision is evidence of an autopsy, conducted at the county medical examiners office. The mask worn by the embalmer prevents the hazardous inhalation of formaldehyde.
Few see inside a morgue. That's the way it should be, right? Not according to John Beckwith Jr., CEO of Golden Gate Funeral Home, and the subject of this week's cover story. Feel free to take a peek inside. You're invited.