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Community Pulse - October 7, 2011

Diana Steeples, organized programs for seniors

Diana Steeples, one of the creators of today's panoply of senior services in the Palo Alto area, died Oct. 3 at Channing House following a period of failing health.

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Posted by Debbie Ford-Scriba, a resident of another community
on Oct 7, 2011 at 11:56 am

Diana Steeples was a force to be reckoned with; an excellent PR woman and a caring and compassionate human being. The work she accomplished for the good of others will live on and she will be greatly missed.

Posted by ralphc, a resident of The Greenhouse
on Oct 7, 2011 at 12:36 pm

ralphc is a registered user.

Many hundreds of local seniors are grateful for Avenidas services Diana and others pioneered. Ralph Cahn

Posted by Amy Renalds, a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Oct 7, 2011 at 12:36 pm

Completely agree with what Debbie Ford-Scriba(who hired me at the Weekly!!) said! We were fortunate enough to work with Diana on many events and causes. She was tireless, persistant and always appreciative of what the Palo Alto Weekly did to keep the community informed and involved.
She will be missed but not forgotten.

Posted by Carroll Harrington, a resident of Community Center
on Oct 8, 2011 at 12:08 pm

Only Jay could have written Diana's obituary. He called her an "ankle biter" because of her persistence. In her own quiet way, she hung in there. She is a soul who will live forever, and we are all lucky to have known her always pleasant personality!

Posted by SoSad..lost a great woman, a resident of Midtown
on Oct 8, 2011 at 5:03 pm

I wish I had truly know her well!

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