How Do You Write a Memorial Tribute?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 25, 2020 5:53:13 AM ET

Although there is no specific format for writing a memorial tribute, its tone should be conversational, reflecting the feelings of the writer. Tributes usually highlight events that the writer finds significant in the life of the deceased. Other examples drawn from the writer’s personal relationship with the deceased, such as favorite quotes, jokes or personal traits, add color to the life being celebrated.