Funeral and cremation

McLeod Mortuary


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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.





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Interested in learning more? Call us at 760-745-2100 to request a custom quote.


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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

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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