Why Choose Natural Passages?
Creating burial and memorial plans can be an overwhelming experience—one that’s layered with not only your own vision and beliefs, but that also takes into account the comfort level of those left behind.
As you move through this deeply personal journey, we at Natural Passages want you to know that we’re here every step of the way to help you approach your plan in a thoughtful and significant manner that’s sensitive to everyone involved. We believe peace of mind now is just as important as eternal peace. You can achieve both with the comfort and confidence of knowing that your personal legacy will continue to support life on earth.
At Natural Passages, we are deeply committed to the long-term preservation and stewardship of the land, and offer a wide variety of beautiful, park-like settings as burial options. With a green burial, you’ll continue to restore and protect the natural surroundings and ecosystem while creating a unique and meaningful experience. By choosing a green burial, you’ll be creating a living legacy.
What Makes Natural Passages Different?
Our founders are experts in the field of habitat conservation—partnered with knowledgeable experts in the green burial movement. We have over 20 years of experience in land conservation, so you can trust us with the long term care of your loved one.
Juan Martinez, General Manager:
Mr. Martinez brings over 15 years of experience in the death care industry to the Natural Passages team. Prior to working in this field, Mr. Martinez was a combat engineer with the United States Marine Corps for 4 years.
After honorably separating from his military service in 2001, he pursued a new career in the operation and management of several California cemeteries, overseeing all day-to-day operations for the Sales, Administration, and Maintenance departments to ensure all sectors were in compliance with the State of California’s Health and Safety Code as set forth by the Department of Consumer Affairs, Cemetery and Funeral Bureau.
Juan is licensed by the State of California as a cemetery broker (License no. CEB: 1271), a cemetery manager (License no. CEM: 374), and a crematory manager (License no. CRM: 547).