Diane Marie LaPietra

Diane LaPietra (1)

Rochester: February 12, 2016 Diane passed unexpectedly at age 63. Predeceased by her parents, Sandy and Judy. Diane was devoted to her older brother, Douglas, who survives her, along with close relatives and friends.  After graduating from East Rochester High School, Diane spent four years in Europe studying art history and languages, earning a B.A. in European Studies and M.A. in Comparative Literature from McMaster University in Canada.

As ad agency VP & Creative Director, Diane helped shape and manage complex marketing initiatives for leading corporations. She started her own business 22 years ago, offering clients a full spectrum of brand development and marketing communications.  Diane could always be counted on for her sage advice and unconditional support. She will be greatly missed and remembered for her strength, inspiration, creative spirit and unique style.

Close family and friends will gather on Saturday, April 9, 2016 for a 3pm service at the Rochester Zen Center, 7 Arnold Park, Rochester.

Donations in her memory may be made to the Ronald McDonald House, 333 Westmoreland Drive, Rochester 14620.

1 Comment

  1. Deb Stivers-Dzierzak on April 5, 2016 at 3:20 am

    I didn’t know Diane well, but she was always kind to me and I viewed her with respect and kindness.

    It was so sad to learn she had passed so quickly & at a young age. The ERHS Class of 1971 is diminished without her.

    Diane – May you Rest in Peace – Sincerely, Deb

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