Darlene Hightower, 83, died at home on Dec. 17 of last year. 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.
She will be remembered for her love and 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.
Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice, or consider the Scleroderma Foundation, the Scleroderma Research Foundation or the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association.