Diane Christine Galli, 51, of Springfield, passed away on Friday, June 1, 2018, at home with her family at her side. She fought a courageous battle against breast cancer, which metastasized to the bones, for five years.
Diane was born August 26, 1966, in Springfield to Dean and Barbara (Margaron) Galli.
She is survived by her parents, Dean and Barbara Galli; sister, Elaine Galli; brother-in-law, Sean Brown; companion, Michael Arin Skilbeck; uncle, Philip Galli and several cousins.
She attended Southeast High School, Lincoln Land Community College and Santa Monica, Calif. College where she earned a degree in medical transcribing. She resided there for several years. She loved California. She worked at Memorial Hospital in Medical Transcribing and various clerical positions at temporary agency.
She loved books, poetry and was an excellent cook and had a place in her heart for all animals. She will be greatly missed by her family.
Visitation will be held from 9:30 -11:00 a.m. Friday, June 8, 2018 at Blessed Sacrament Church. A funeral mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 8, 2018 at Blessed Sacrament Church with Reverend Jeff Grant officiating.
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