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Diane Grey Christianson, 74, died peacefully with her household by her aspect on the evening of July 29, 2021 following battling a brave 2 1/2 12 months struggle from metastatic breast most cancers. Diane was born on Might 5, 1947 in Elmira, NY to the late Phyllis Sherman and Donald Gray. Following high college, she graduated from the University at Albany as a member of Chi Sigma Theta sorority. Just after elevating her family, Diane desired a new obstacle. She graduated from Hudson Valley Group College or university with a diploma in dental cleanliness and labored for Dr. Richard Fountain in Burnt Hills, NY for the up coming 20 decades. She completed her dental cleanliness job operating for Spa Dental in Ballston Spa, NY. Diane had several passions, she beloved stitching, quilting, gardening, and was focused to volunteering in many ways to aid her neighborhood. She expended many several years volunteering at the Shenendehowa United Methodist Church and with the group, World-wide Volunteers, exactly where she taught English as a second language in the international locations of Portugal and Italy. Previously mentioned all, Diane’s greatest joy came from laughing with loved ones and friends. “Grammy” was generally there to assistance all five of her grandchildren and was so proud to be concerned in their day-to-day lives. Diane is survived by her partner Theodore “Ted” Christianson, daughters Kimberly Leva and spouse Tony and Bridget Patton and husband Michael Patton, grandchildren Christian and Caroline Leva and Graham, Witt, and Huck Patton. She also leaves powering a loving household of two sisters, Rebecca (Peter) Swatsburg, K. Susan (Dan) Champlain, a few brothers, Gene (Stephanie) Gray, Don Jr. (Bonnie) Grey, Gary (Patty) Gray, several nieces, nephews, and close good friends. Kin and buddies are invited to phone from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. on Thursday, August 5, 2021 at the Saratoga Springs United Methodist Church, 175 5th Ave., Saratoga Springs. A funeral provider will begin at 12 midday. Burial will be personal. Memorial donations may well be built in memory of Diane to The Neighborhood Hospice of Saratoga County (179 Lawrence St., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866). Diane’s family members would like to sincerely thank the full team at NYOH, specially Dr. Rufus Collea and Andrea Breen and also the staff at the Neighborhood Hospice of Saratoga County for their loving care and guidance. On the web remembrances may possibly be manufactured at www.burkefuneralhome.com.