“When Sarah first emailed me explaining what she did as a Music Therapists and songwriter, I knew she’d be perfect for this podcast. In this episode, Sarah explains how she creates customized songs for those who have passed away as well as those in the end-stages of life. Sarah is a truly gifted artist and her work in Music Therapy is incredible inspiring.”
How legacy songs help Nova Scotians honour loved ones they’ve lost
with CBC Radio Mainstreet NS host Jeff Douglas
Songwriters Terra Spencer and Sarah McInnis joined host Jeff Douglas to talk about part two of their end of life planning conversations, and why some families turn to music to honour their loved one’s legacy.
When Hilda Walsh of Douro, Ontario died at the age of 101 three years ago, she left behind a legacy — a gift that would grow in the heart of her grand-daughter, Sarah McInnis, leading her to ease the pain and grief of others.