‘Men of Mortuaries’ - Mr. April
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Monthly Morticians

Mortician Kurt Zabor of Ohio is Mr. April. Two dollars from the sale of each calendar will be donated to a group that will provide one-time grants to breast cancer patients who need financial assistance, says McKenzie. (Bob Chamberlin / LAT)
David Alexander, a mortician from Michigan, is Mr. May. Reactions to the calendar have ranged from “hot” to “creepy.” (Bob Chamberlin / LAT)
Mortician David Fisch of Iowa is Mr. August. “We’ll be selling the calendars at our family’s funeral home. But I don’t know how well they’ll go over,” he said. (Bob Chamberlin / LAT)
Morticians Roger Santos, left, and Ken McKenzie of Long Beach pose in “Men of Mortuaries” T-shirts. McKenzie designed a photo calendar meant to bury the idea that mortuaries are staffed by pallid, humorless stiffs. (Bob Chamberlin / LAT)