Feb. 4, 1930-Dec. 17, 2013
Palo Alto, California
Submitted by Mark Hightower
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Darlene Hightower, age 83, passed peacefully at home on Dec. 17 with her family at her side. She was born in Minnesota and eventually moved to Palo Alto where she lived the majority of her life and raised her children with her husband William.
Darlene will always be remembered for her love and steadfast support of her family as well as her adventurous spirit, having traveled many miles by camper, private plane, and motorcycle with her husband and family. She is survived by her husband William, sister Laverne of Sisters, Ore.; sister Ava of Vacaville, Calif.; brother Duane of Rocklin; her son William of Palo Alto; her son Mark of San Jose and three grandchildren, Megan, Ben and Beth.