- Writer Allison Gilbert struggled with how to celebrate and grieve lost loved ones
- "Passed and Present" offers ideas and projects to keep memories alive
Allison Gilbert is an award-winning journalist and author of "Parentless Parents." The Memory Bash book tour for her book, "Passed and Present: Keeping Memories of Loved Ones Alive" launched this month.
(CNN)After several family members died in rapid succession, including my parents, I struggled with knowing how to keep their memories alive.