McQUEEN Dianne Gretchen McQueen, nee Weir, passed away at Victoria Hospital on Sunday, July 20, 2008 at the age of 66 from liver cancer. She will be missed by her husband and best friend Don, her daughter Heather, son-in-law Socrates, grandson Christopher and granddaughter Danielle Liabotis. Treasured sister of Lynda Gervais and her family of Dresden, husband Edgar, son Murray and daughter Tracy. Dianne was predeceased by her oldest daughter Stephanie in 1974, and her parents, Don and Marion Weir of Wallaceburg. A graduate of Queen's University (Arts'63) and valedictorian for Fanshawe College's Technical Upgrade Program (TUP'86), Dianne was a member of the Fanshawe Math Learning Centre staff, a life-long sewer, embroiderer, quilter and creator of miniatures. The family wish to express their sincerest thanks to the London Regional Cancer Clinic, especially the nursing staff in the chemotherapy and palliative care units, and in particular Primary Care Nurse Connie Morrison, Doctors Mark Vincent and Maria Boldt and LHSC Palliative Care unit Dr. Dorota Marczuk. Friends may call on Wednesday, August 13 from 7-9 p.m. and on Thursday, August 14 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the James A. Harris Funeral Home, 220 St. James Street at Richmond. A celebration of Dianne's life will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, August 14 at 10:00 a.m. If desired, donations can be made to the London Regional Cancer Clinic, the Victorian Order of Nurses, or the charity of your choice, but please, no flowers.
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