Ken Ross

Ken Ross is the son of the late Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, pioneering legend in the hospice and palliative care arena.  Elisabeth, famous for her wit and voracious appetite for life, is best known for her seminal publication, On Death and Dying.  In it, she shared the results of interviews with hundreds of dying patients-- which resulted in the highly discussed Five Stages of the Dying.  Elisabeth is the author of 22 books in 34 languages, each focusing on some aspect of compassionate care for the dying, the grieving, the suffering, and of course, unconditional love. 

Ken is President of the Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Foundation ( and was the principal care provider for his mother the last 9 years of her life.  When she was alive he traveled with her extensively often bearing witness to her love of life and compassionate care of the suffering. Ken has spoken to thousands of individuals around the world on the topic of his mother's philosophies, her adventurous antics, and life history which lead to her career in end of life care.

A professional photographer by trade, he is currently endeavoring to photograph 101 countries.(

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