Member at Large
Rayne Johnson is a Death Doula, End-of-Life Consultant and founder of Doing Deathcare Differently. She is a graduate of the Contemplative End-of-Life program at Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado. With 30 years as a massage and reiki therapist, she understands the importance of helping to ease the journey for the dying as well as for the family. With this expertise and her strong passion for death and dying matters, Rayne introduces contemplative integrative therapies into hospice palliative care.
Rayne is a public speaker, advocate and educator on alternative options for death care, funerals and green burials, as well as a facilitator for the innovative Death Chats. She also participated in the Pediatrics Integrative Medicine research at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton.
Her main work is to help inform and empower families and to make their decisions from value-based choices.