DAVIS (NOSATY), Diane Marie
May 16, 1951 – December 4, 2015
The World lost a shining light on December 4th when Diane Davis passed away after a courageous fight with cancer. So many positive adjectives could be applied to Diane: artistic; humble; sensual; strong; fun; compassionate; dedicated; determined; hilarious; adventurous. She filled her life with beautiful music, books, art and living things, and while she was very comfortable in solitude she was also a loving and fiercely loyal friend and partner. Those who knew Diane will remember her radiant smile, so natural and genuine, and the laughter that came so easily to her lips.
Diane spent most of her professional career in educational media, working for over three decades at what would eventually become the University of the Fraser Valley, where she retired as a graphic designer, producer and photographer in 2012. Late in her life she was able to indulge her spirit of adventure and love of travel with journeys in Cuba, Mexico, England, Scotland, America and Western Canada. When she learned that she had late-stage cancer in 2013, she faced her disease with optimism and bravery that both comforted and awed those who loved and supported her.
She is cherished and sadly missed by her best friend and husband Greg; son Ryland Sweeney; Mother Olive Nosaty; Sister Loretta Latta; brothers Henry, Randy and Terry Nosaty; and devoted dog Chloe. As per Diane’s wishes no service will be held. Those wanting to honor Diane’s memory are encouraged to make a donation to the BC Cancer Foundation or Canadian Cancer Society.
On line tributes and condolences may be offered at Henderson’s Funeral Home
in care of arrangements, 604-792-1344