Dating funeral directors
Douma, executive director of the Michigan Funeral Directors Association, said the funeral home operated in a way that made it easier to do its business with limited exposure to the public.
"Swanson's business model focused on an area where they were not holding services," Douma said, compared to other funeral homes, which typically host visitations and funeral services.
Funeral home attorney denies allegations of human remains stacked in garage "Our members were not shocked, but they were sickened" when the state acted against Swanson in July, Douma said.
Hearings are scheduled by the Michigan Administrative Hearing System and agreements can be forwarded to the Board of Examiners in Mortuary Science, which meets twice each year and makes final decisions.
Taylor, who said he's not involved in the most recent allegations against Swanson.