My great grandmother passed away a few months ago, and I made a dvd slideshow of photos which they played at the service.
I'm a digital scrapper, so my suggestions may not be exactly what you want, but particularly if you have any experience in graphics already, it's a great option. That's alot of things you have to work with. Perhaps you could make a whole small book? if you try the digital route, you can always go hybrid and leave spaces on your printed pages for your physical things to be glued in. You could even make mini books for everyone.
For example, here is a page that I made for my great grandmother in memorial. I had this one framed for my grandmother, her daughter.
here are some great websites for digi-scrapping including tutorials and free downloads