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News: Benito & Azzaro Wins 2017 Excellence in Customer Service Award

Santa Cruz, CA – Benito & Azzaro Funeral Home was presented with the Excellence in Customer Service Award for achieving the highest levels of customer satisfaction in 2017 by the Johnson Consulting Group. The national award recognizes a select few funeral homes who achieve the highest total satisfaction scores from responses to surveys sent to each family they served throughout 2017.

“Benito & Azzaro have been recognized as leaders in delivering exceptional customer service and has raised the standard for other funeral homes nationally to achieve this level of success.” said Jake Johnson, President of Johnson Consulting Group.

Benito & Azzaro have been providing highly-personalized memorial services for nearly 20 years in Santa Cruz County. “Ensuring our families experience the highest level of service is always our number one priority” said Gary Benito and Vince Azzaro, the firm’s two co-founders. “It is truly a privilege to serve our communities in their time of need.”

“The credit for this award goes to our dedicated and outstanding staff” continued Benito. “Their attention to detail and compassion ensures every family we serve can honor their loved one in a way that is both meaningful and healing.”

Benito & Azzaro operate their Pacific Gardens Chapel in the Seabright area of Santa Cruz.

Lions Forest of Nisene Marks Marathon

June 2

Committee member of Santa Cruz Host Lions Forest of Nisene Marks Marathon.

Step into Fashion

April 18

Benito & Azzaro are proud sponsors of Palo Medical Foundation's "Step into Fashion" to support cancer care projects in Santa Cruz.

Cabrillo College Death and Dying Symposium

March 22

Host by Benito & Azzaro Pacific Gardens Chapel. Presented by Gary Benito.

Grief Support Workshop During Month of March

March - Every Wednesday
​6 - 7:30pm

The weekly grief support workshop is led by a facilitator from Hospice of Santa Cruz.

Shovels Turn for Healing Courtyards

August 13, 2017

The Dominican Hospital Foundation hosted a special groundbreaking ceremony for the Healing Courtyards Initiative on Sunday, Aug. 13.
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