Read the article and let me know what you think.
Here's information about BU's donation program:
The University of Toronto also has a program:
I found information for the state of Virginia as well:
And then there's the Anatomy Gifts Registry.
For most of these programs, they pay for cremation and return the cremated remains to your loved ones. And lest you think that the remains are destined for an urn on the fireplace mantle, there are other options: