Allison Gilbert

Author of several books, including Passed and Present: Keeping Memories of Loved Ones Alive. Executive Family & Memories Editor at Legacy Republic. Big believer in resilience after loss.

Allison Gilbert is an Emmy award­ winning journalist and author of Passed and Present: Keeping the Memories of Loved Ones Alive, the first book to focus exclusively on creative, inspiring ways to honor and celebrate family and friends we never want to forget. Gilbert has also authored ParentlessParents: How the Loss of Our Mothers and Fathers Impacts the Way We Raise Our Children, winner of the 2013 Washington Irving Book Award, and Always Too Soon: Voices of Support for Those Who Have Lost Both Parents, from which she founded Parentless Parents, a network of parents who have experienced the loss of their own mothers and fathers.