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Diane Schafer

I am deeply sorry to inform you of the untimely death of our dear friend and colleagueDiane Schafer on Sunday, April 10, 2011. Those of us who have worked in the world of hemostasis for a few years knew Diane not only as a thoroughgoing professional but as an engaging and welcome friend. As you know, Diane served as a representative forDade, Inc, more recently Siemens, Inc. for many years, and was a familiar and delightful sight at all our professional meetings. Diane will be especially missed by her family and her colleagues at Siemens.

Visitation will be Wednesday, April 13, 5:00–11:00 pm at Diane’s house:
11217 Lithgow Lane
Fort Myers, FL 33913

Her Siemens colleagues will be putting together a program of memories to celebrate Diane’s life during the visitation. If you have any pictures or stories you would like to contribute, please send them via email to Jackie Hauser ([email protected]).

Diane’s memorial service is Thursday, April 14, 10:30 am:
Gateway Trinity Lutheran Church
11381 Gateway Boulevard
Fort Myers, FL 33913

Diane is survived by her mother and stepfather, father, sister and her husband, niece, nephews and brother. You may send the family notes of condolence in care of Diane’s sister at the following address:

Gail Tudor
5 Nathan Lane
Middleton, MA 09149

If you would like to send flowers for the service, they should be arranged by Harvey Engelhardt Metz Funeral Home, 239-936-2177. Contributions in her memory may be sent to the Humane Society of the United States at

Thanks to Carol Shearer for providing this information about Diane.

Comments (1)
Apr 13, 2011 5:42pm

George: Sharing with you and with FF followers my reflectio
George: Sharing with you and with FF followers my reflections with Jackie Hauser on the untimely passing of our friend, Diane.

Hi Jackie:

It has taken 48 hours for me to process the terrible news that George Fritsma delivered to me on Monday. I thought by now that I would know what to say… I still don’t. Diane was someone special to me. I always felt we enjoyed a wonderful connection and camaraderie. She was always “interested” and “interesting”… two great qualities that are rarely found together in one individual. I will miss her very much.

On behalf of everyone at Precision BioLogic, let me extend our deepest sympathies on the loss of our mutual colleague and friend.



Stephen L. Duff
Precision BioLogic
Tel: 902.468.6422 x 224

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