"'Who knew there’d come a time when people didn’t want to bury their children?' says Ruth Cocker Burks"...Meet the Woman Who Cared for Hundreds of Abandoned Gay Men Dying of AIDS
"'I called her back,' Burks said. 'I said, "If you hang up on me again, I will put your son’s obituary in your hometown newspaper and I will list his cause of death." Then I had her attention.'"
And, get this, she already owned a cemetery.
via +Kee Hinckley
and +Jennifer Ouellette