About

Since 1928, McLeod Mortuary has provided funeral services — including more recently cremation 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.

Personalized funeral services

Entrance at McLeod MortuaryOur 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 traditional funeral 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 unique celebration. 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

Courtyard at McLeod MortuaryWe believe cremation should be about memories, not high prices. Cremation 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. Get more information on starting prices for cremation.

See more Dignity Memorial cremation providers in the San Diego area.

Committed to caring for your family

Signage at McLeod MortuaryCoping with the death of a family member or friend isn’t easy, but when you choose a Dignity Memorial® provider, 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 immediate assistance 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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Unable to find an obituary?

Not finding what you are looking for? Search for your loved one's obituary across any of our other locations.

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Express your sympathy with flowers & gifts

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Unable to find an obituary?

Not finding what you are looking for? Search for your loved one's obituary across any of our Washelli locations.

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Remember the one you love

Honor the memory of your loved one with cemetery flower placement. You choose the flowers. You choose the months. We do the rest..

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Unable to find an obituary?

Not finding what you are looking for? Search for your loved one's obituary across any of our other locations.

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Ratings & Reviews

Verified Customer Reviews

Since 2005, many of our customers have taken the time to tell us how we did each year via our Voice of the Customer program. Our star ratings and comments from families come directly from these surveys.

"All I have to say is that Charles is the man. I've never had to organize a funeral before and I'd have been lost if Charles hadn't guided me through the process. Everything from his professionalism, to his knowledge of the process, and even his personal wisdom of what one could expect or minor details some people might overlook. Once this funeral i

s done and settled, I'm planning to talk to my household about making future arrangements here at McLeod thanks to Charles."

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July 2022

"The whole staff was very kind and professional , I would highly recommend ."

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December 2021

"Friendly and great service. The staff made this time in our life less stressful."

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November 2021

"Satisfied"

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September 2021

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