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About

Desert Rose Heather Cremation & Burial offers funeral and cremation services in Tucson, Arizona. The staff at Desert Rose Heather proudly assists families in customizing memorable services. We believe in offering unique, personalized services to celebrate the individuality of your loved ones.

Lobby at Desert Rose Heather Cremation & BurialOur custom services and professional staff are dedicated to serving families from all ethnic backgrounds and religious beliefs through one of the most personal and challenging stages of life. We know losing a loved one is a difficult experience. That's why we're committed to helping our Tucson area families with compassionate, professional and personal service.

As a proud member of the Dignity Memorial® network, we believe each life is unique and should be celebrated as such. Families who choose Desert Rose Heather receive the compassionate care you expect from a locally operated establishment. In addition, we provide the quality you deserve from the largest network of funeral, cremation and cemetery providers in North America.

Each year, our location welcomes guests to attend an annual Holiday Remembrance Service for the client families we have had the privilege to serve throughout the year. This event allows everyone to honor their loved ones while receiving our support during what can be a difficult time of year.

Please contact us to meet our caring team or for more information about our funeral services. We look forward to serving you.

History

Heather Mortuary & Chapel in Tucson, Arizona was established in 1988 by the Heather family. Prior to opening this funeral home, the Heather family had operated another funeral home for many years in Lordsburg, New Mexico. Harber Jack Heather and his son, Jack Heather, opened Heather Mortuary in 1988 on River Road before relocating to its current location on Columbus Blvd.

In December 1992, Heather Mortuary & Chapel became a member of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery providers. Harber Jack Heather passed away in Arizona in 1995 leaving behind a legacy of compassionate care in the community.

Heather Mortuary & Chapel merged with Desert Rose Cremation & Burial in April 2013, and is now known as Desert Rose Heather Cremation & Burial. Even though the funeral homes have changed over the years, our commitment has never changed as we evolve with the community. We're proud to serve the Tucson area and look forward to helping families celebrate their loved ones.

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At Dignity Memorial, we take our promises seriously. That’s why we offer a 100% service guarantee. We strive to get every detail right the first time, every time. If for some reason we don’t and you’re dissatisfied with any aspect of your service, we will remedy it quickly and fully. Learn about our Dignity Difference benefits.

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Interested in learning more? Call us at 520-322-6131 to request a custom quote.

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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.

"From the first phone call, to picking my mother up; It was an extremely professional and comforting experience. They did everything in their power to help us, and explained everything as it was needed. Truly a saving grace during this difficult time. We can't thank them enough!"

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October 2020

"Thank you for providing me what I asked for and not selling me, and providing what was needed at a reasonable cost to bring my daughter's remains home"

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October 2020

"Serious, punctual and very professional service in our Spanish language."

jd-power-verified-checkmark Verified Burial & Memorial Service Customer

September 2020

"Everyone at Desert Rose Mortuary was very kind and made all of our family feel supported during the time of my husband's death. We were very appreciative of the quick response in helping us move forward with making arrangements."

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September 2020

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Meet Our Team

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  • James Gibson

    Jim G Gibson

    Manager
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    Joshua Michael Hosford

    Funeral Arranger
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    Karen M Scrimpsher

    Funeral Arranger
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