Diane was born Diane Louise Derian in Longbeach, California July 1, 1949. She attended and graduated from Millikan High in Long Beach and the University of California, Santa Barbara in Santa Barbara.
Diane and Jim were married on December 18, 1982, and were blessed with two wonderful sons, James and Nicholas. Diane will be remembered for her loving nature, and the joy and happiness she brought those who were lucky enough to know her.
Diane had a passion for animals. She was a loving and nurturing human being that could always light up a room.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Keith Lee Derian; and father Albert Steven Derian. Diane is survived by her husband, Roger; sons, James and Nicholas; brother, Steven; sister, Donna; and a long list of friends and family that will hold her in their hearts forever.