Diane Edging

January 15, 1940 to April 3, 2020


Diane Edging was born in Loagansport, IN on January 15, 1940.  She passed away April 3, 2020 after a brief illness.  She had her best buddy, Lewis (her 18 year old cat with her during trhis time).  Diane had lived at the Bonaventure Retirement Community for the past 18 months and immensely enjoyed the socialization and activities offered.  Her work history was varied even though in her youth she aspired to a career with a philharmonic orchestra (she played the clarinet) , as an adult she worked with the Children's Unit at Camarillo Hospital, owned and operated a group home for adults, and was a technologist in the lab at the Ventura County Hospital.  Her passions through life were music, animals, games, cooking and travel.

Diane had a strong passion for animals.. she supported many charities involved with animal protectiion, and adoped a number of feral and homeless pets to share her home.  She loved games- from intellectually challenging Mensa puzzles to group games like lawn bowling, golf and bridge and at the Bonaventure, she enjoyed bocce ball, bingo and casino trips.

Diane was a member of the Oxnard Joslyn Lawn Bowls Club from September 19, 1998 to 2008.  She developed into a good bowler and served on the Board of Directore as Vice president for sevral years.  She was a generous and unique friend, and she will be missed.