Saturday, May 23, 2020 3:01 AM EST
By BARBARA LAKER, The Philadelphia Inquirer, AP
PHILADELPHIA — Preston Griffin gets no sleep collecting the bodies of coronavirus victims. Almost all funeral directors know Griffin as the dapper, soft-spoken, sensitive, slender guy who represents them in life’s darkest hour. And families who encounter him, even in their grief-soaked fog, remember him fondly. Because the pandemic has robbed families of traditional funerals, even in non-coronavirus deaths, Griffin often becomes the face of their final goodbye.