Cypress Lawn Funeral Home & Memorial Park

End of Life
Bob Gordon
Cypress Lawn Funeral Home & Memorial Park
(650) 550-8808

Robert Gordon Jr. began his career at his grandfather’s cemetery and funeral home as a teenager — he worked in every position, eventually rising to the level of Vice President. He went on to hold director positions at both the El Camino Group and Service Corporation International. Bob is now the President and CEO of the Cypress Lawn Cemetery Association. He is a licensed funeral director and cemetery broker. 

Featured Contributions

Upholding Our Mission to Serve America’s Heroes

If you’ve ever attended a funeral for a veteran, there may be moments that were…

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Lessons Learned About Death in Popular Culture

We host many events here at Cypress Lawn — from tours of our world-class Arboretum…

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Exploring the Many Benefits of Planning Ahead

Fluctuating prices and destabilizing events across the country and world can make the future feel…

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Many Options for Cremation Memorialization at Cypress Lawn

Many families assume that if they choose cremation, their options for permanent memorialization can become…

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Serving All Religions and Cultural Traditions with Sensitivity and Care

With a population made up of Asians, Pacific Islanders, and Latinos, among others, the Bay…

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Reasons to Consider Visiting Cypress Lawn This Summer

If you’ve never experienced the beauty of Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, summer is the perfect…

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What We’ve Learned: Looking Toward Our ‘New Normal’

The past few years have forced all of us to face unprecedented circumstances and to…

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Personalization: Honoring a Life in a Unique Way

Every person who walks this earth is unique. Each person has their own experiences, hobbies,…

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A New Convenient Resource to Share with Your Family

Did you know there are over 100 decisions that have to be made right away…

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Receptions Celebrate The Power of Togetherness

Many of life’s most important moments revolve around sharing a meal with our family and…

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Why Preplanning Is Important

for All Bay Area Families

As we begin a new year, many of us are thinking ahead and creating plans…

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Hiring America’s Heroes

Cypress Lawn Partners with Journey to Serve Initiative

Over the past century, Cypress Lawn has forged a deep relationship with many veterans and…

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A Place Unlike Any Other

Enjoy Cypress Lawn’s Internationally Accredited Arboretum

The legacy of Cypress Lawn’s Memorial Park can be traced back over 100 years ago…

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A Bay Area Treasure,

Faithfully Preserved Since 1892

At Cypress Lawn, helping our neighbors in the Bay Area during difficult times is what…

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How Do You Find the Best Way

to Honor a Loved One Who Was Cremated?

When it comes to choosing a final resting place for a loved one, some may…

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You Want to See the World —

But Are You Prepared?

As the world reopens in the aftermath of the pandemic, many Americans are starting to…

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A Guarantee You Won’t Find Anywhere Else in the Bay Area

Cremation is a topic that can sometimes be associated with scandals, as there are bad…

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You Plan For All of Life’s Big Events —

Why Not Plan for the End of Life Too?

Death is a topic many of us avoid discussing — but it’s an inevitable part…

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