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What is the effect of marking a contact as deceased? Does this automatically stop email traffic to the contact's email address

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Deceased should have the following outcomes (iirc):

  • Contact Record shows (deceased) in red after their name
  • CONTACT IS DECEASED shows in demographic fields
  • contact is excluded from mailings and PDF prints
  • contact is excluded from emails
  • contact is excluded from exports unless overwritten
  • the status of memberships will be changed to "deceased"
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  • Also the status of memberships will be changed to "deceased"
    – Fabian
    Feb 7, 2017 at 17:41
  • Excellent. added to above.
    – petednz - fuzion
    Feb 7, 2017 at 18:30
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    I really think this information should be included in the CiviCRM documentation somewhere as I found this information really hard to find. Feb 28, 2017 at 3:31
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    maybe time to cut your teeth on helping with the documentation via github.com/civicrm/civicrm-user-guide
    – petednz - fuzion
    Feb 28, 2017 at 3:34
  • (saying this to my co-worker so it isn't quite as blunt as it may read to others ;-) )
    – petednz - fuzion
    Feb 28, 2017 at 3:35

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