I cannot emphasize this enough. If you are going to let your family handle your ham radio estate themselves, make sure you tell them NOW not to sell, donate or gift any equipment before someone commits (and follows through with it!)  to taking down your tower! We get calls weekly from families who are trying to sell a property and the tower in the backyard is the deal breaker for closing the sale. The equipment sharks took their share and left the family with the tower. Having someone come in to just remove a tower is a very expensive venture and will cost them money. Please make sure you explain this to your family now!