About Us

Dan Loesche, Embalmer & Funeral Director

Dan is a Missouri licensed funeral director since 1988 and a Missouri licensed embalmer since 1989. He spent 16 years working in local St. Louis area funeral homes prior to joining the Gift of Body Donor Program at Washington University School of Medicine in September of 2004.


Ryan Zwyer, Assistant Embalmer & Funeral Director

Ryan is a Missouri licensed funeral director since 2001 and a Missouri licensed embalmer since 2002. He spent 13 years working in local St. Louis area funeral homes prior to joining the Gift of Body Donor Program at Washington University School of Medicine in April of 2015.


Our funeral home experience includes all the duties as a funeral director and embalmer. These duties included making arrangements with the survivors, taking services to church and cemetery or crematory, embalming and preparations of decedents for visitations and services and much more.

Our experience and knowledge regarding body donation and our work at the funeral home make us a great resource for anyone inquiring about body donation and in dealing with a funeral home. Please do not hesitate to contact either of us for any questions or concerns you may have.

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