Krystal Riddell – A longtime funeral director, in 2017 she took a courageous step into the world of entrepreneurship and opened her own funeral establishment in Niagara Falls, called Essentials Cremation and Burial Services.

Passionate about helping families in their time of need, Krystal is committed to serving all families with the highest level of professionalism and care. In addition to her professional role, Krystal’s humanitarian efforts grow each year as she is a Rotarian and board member with the Rotary Club St. Catharines South, President of Niagara District Funeral Service Association, and co-founder of “Brave Place @ Third Space” Niagara’s first grief and bereavement support group created for individuals who are homeless or feel social isolation. She enjoys supporting the Tool Box Project- Niagara and other community organizations!

In 2018, Krystal received the Young Professional’s Award at GNCC’s NBAA, and is humbled to be a recipient of this years 40 U 40.