I met Sister Dianna in 1999 when I first volunteered with GHRC and soon found myself helping at survivor events mainly as a Spanish translator. I don't exactly remember how but somehow I and a few others became the first board members of TASSC and signed the paper work to create the new 501 c 3. It is such a joy to see how the organization has grown and has served so many survivors. I know that I found healing just being around them and of course Dianna.
My wife and I took her to a Nationals baseball game once, she liked it. We took her to a Dixie Chicks concert. Chances to do just plain fun.
So many have spoken about what she was like. It brings back beautiful memories. I used to drive Dianna to some events, even to New York once of an award and a conference. Then I drifted to other projects and Dianna moved on to Pax Cristi. In 2018 TASSC celebrated its 20th anniversary and Sister Alice called me to pick her and Dianna up and drive them both. It had been a long time but it felt like old times again and it felt so good. I did not know that it was good bye.
Dianna was a healer, she was a force. She brought so many of us on this page together.
No words can fully capture it, Thank you to all for what you do.