Since 1928, McLeod Mortuary has provided services — including more recently services — to people from all walks of life in Escondido and the surrounding San Diego community. Throughout that time, our offerings have evolved to reflect the needs of families. However, the funeral home’s commitment to care for those who have lost loved ones, with dignity and respect, has remained.
Flexible event space
Facility is available to host your personal events
Celebration of Life center
Facility is designed for personalized funeral celebrations
- Recently renovated
Flexible chapel space
Our chapel can be used for hosting your religious events
Grave markers that sit flush to the ground in the material of preference
- Upright headstones
- Coffee lounge
Option for mail delivery of ashes
Sent through postal mail service, signature required.
- Scattering garden for ashes
- Cremation remembrance jewelry
- Cremation cemetery options
- Cremation niches
- Option for home delivery of ashes
- Scattering assistance
- Cremation gardens
Arrangements by phone or email
Complete funeral planning without needing a funeral home visit
- Catered events
White glove service
Locations offering the highest level of service and care
- Large reception area
Services available to support planning events
Options to have your personalized celebrations on outdoors on our property
Tribute video production
Services available to create a tribute video for the service or obituary from photos and videos.
- Audio and video equipment
- Live music available
- Popular music selections
- Intimate reception area
Space available for corporate and organization meetings
Ceremony where the tombstone is placed at your loved one’s gravesite
- Overnight visitations
Services available to coordinate visitation or viewing at a private residence
- Black car service
- White limousines
- Police escort available
- Cemetery flower delivery
Religious & Cultural
- Multicultural funerals
- Latin music selections
- Feng shui design
- Incense burning
- Shomer available
- Ritual washing
- Kosher catering
Other Languages Spoken
When planning a funeral, you should feel confident in your funeral provider. The Dignity Memorial family of funeral homes, crematories and cemeteries is backed by the largest network of funeral providers in North America. We are proud to offer valuable services to families that only we can offer. Learn more about the Dignity Difference.
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Free Funeral Planning Resources
Funeral planning can seem overwhelming. These guides can help you every step of the way—from choosing between traditional burial planning and cremation, designing a religious ceremony or a celebration of life, and deciding on cemetery property or filing for veteran's benefits.
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Personalized funeral services
Our historic adobe building on East Valley Parkway is a comfortable place to plan a memorial. It has a beautiful chapel with stained-glass windows and an exposed-beam ceiling; the chapel seats up to 120 guests for a funeral service. Whether your family is seeking a large with a casket viewing and a reception afterward or a small cremation service followed by an intimate toast, our caring professionals are experienced in designing memorials that deeply reflect a loved one's life.
Each person is special, and a unique life deserves a . Our funeral directors specialize in creating one-of-a-kind tributes that celebrate a person’s interests and individuality. They are practiced at finding inspiration in a hobby, passion, style or song and using it to inform a service like no other. From favorite foods and themed decor to preferred colors and personalized takeaways, we will do our very best to help you plan a fitting, memorable tribute.
We also handle details such as writing an obituary, coordinating pallbearers and arranging music. And the funeral home will prepare and file the death certificate and request copies for you.
Affordable cremation services
We believe cremation should be about memories, not high prices. is important in certain religions and cultures, but regardless of cultural or religious affiliations, more and more families are choosing cremation over other options. Our funeral home partners with a locally-owned and operated crematorium and provides several options for cremation services. for cremation.
Committed to caring for your family
Coping with the death of a family member or friend isn’t easy, but when you choose a , we pledge to help you plan a fitting funeral service and ease the burden of a hard time, so that you can be with friends and family when you need them most. Please contact us if you need or if you would like more information about planning funeral services in advance. We are here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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"I have never done this before and the staff here made me feel very comfortable and at ease. They are easy to talk to and if I had any questions they answered them."
Verified Cremation Customer
"A QUALITY FUNERAL HOME/CONVENIENT/CLOSE TO OUR RESIDENCE. USED TWICE IN POST/VERY SATISFIED"
Verified Cremation Customer
"I highly recommend this company; with only 1 issue with pictures being shared at the service, everything was perfect from start to finish"
Verified Cremation & Memorial Service Customer
"Provided the services our family needed in a very professional way."
Verified Cremation Customer
"All went very well the day of the funeral. One misunderstanding was the invitation at the end for last goodbye not offered. Casket closing was pretty rough. I should have been given a rehearsal."
Verified Burial & Memorial Service Customer