[birding] Sad news about Diana Brin

Molly Monroe monroemolly at hotmail.com
Sun Oct 25 23:26:30 PDT 2015

Thanks for the note Joel, she was one of our neighbors and will be missed, especially on her daily walks around the area. She was a master gardener and has an amazing collection of plants in her front yard with not a sprig of grass to be found... 
Diana had a big heart for the birds and squirrels that visited her many feeders and we'll be smiling as we find her peanuts hidden around our yard for months to come.

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 I love to see anything that implies a simpler mode of life and a greater nearness to the earth. 

                - Henry David Thoreau 

> From: joel.geier at peak.org
> To: birding at midvalleybirding.org; mid-valley-nature at googlegroups.com
> Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2015 19:18:48 -0700
> CC: 
> Subject: [birding] Sad news about Diana Brin
> Hi all,
> With sadness I learned today that Diana Brin passed away on October 1st.
> Corvallis Audubon members will remember Diana as a board member and
> officer a few years back. My own interactions with her were limited, but
> always positive. 
> Diana was a Hawaiian who arrived here by way of New York. Her interests
> were very broad-ranging. She very quickly gained an understanding of the
> Willamette Valley, and then she went on learning more. I can't think of
> any better word to describe her but "dynamic."
> I hope others who knew Diana better will share their remembrances. Sorry
> if this comes to you as a shock, as it did to me.
> Mahalo,
> Joel
> --
> Joel Geier
> Camp Adair area north of Corvallis
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