Elisa Krcilek

Elisa Krcilek

President Elect



Elisa has been the of Vice-President and General Manager of Mountain View Funeral Home & Cemetery for the last 5 years. She is a Licensed Funeral Director, Embalmer, Cremationist, Pre-Need Sales and Cemetery Specialist and have been in the business since 1990. Former Western Regional Manager for Matthews Intl. Bronze Division and shared a short period of her career with both Stewart Enterprises and SCI. Elisa moved to Arizona in 2007.
Elisa started her career in Illinois working for Cremation Society of Illinois for 18 years under the leadership of Jerry Sullivan, She has been a CANA member since 1990 and will be president in August at the fall convention in Louisville, Kentucky. Elisa was also Vice-President of the ICF (International Cremation Federation). Currently, she serves on the Cemetery Council Board and Board of Directors for Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce. Other memberships include AFCCA, ICCFA and NFDA.
In her free time, she loves hiking the Superstition Mountains, Jeeping, playing racquetball and recently picked up play pickle ball. She has been married to her husband Chuck for 25 years and has two sons, Brandon, attending Columbia Univ. in Manhattan and Christian who attends University of Toronto. Elisa has two dogs: a German Shepherd and a Yellow Labrador who both love to hike too.

Cremation GPS

Interested in learning how to put the power of demographics and data to work for your business? Elisa Krcilek has been maximizing the benefits of planning with CANA’s annual cremation statistics for many years. She’ll teach you how to use Cremation GPS to navigate towards success with an increasing cremation rate and consumer trends. G = Gather Information; P = Process; S = Strategy/Execute.

Cremation Concerns for Funeral Directors

Cremation continues to be the number one choice for final disposition in Arizona, and concerns and changes keep arising. CANA will discuss recent issues in Arizona and nationwide, new technologies and other topics to keep you in th know of the future of cremation.
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