William E. Diedrich

Palm Springs, California

1938 - 2018 (Age 80)


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William E. DiedrichPalm Springs - It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of William ("Bill") E. Diedrich, PhD on December 16, 2018 from a stroke. He passed away peacefully with his family by his side. Born on March 3, 1938 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, Bill is survived by...

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Bill Diedrich was our wonderful and dear friend. We met as postgraduate students at University of Michigan, where Bill, Jamie and I shared an incredible academic experience. Our shared opportunities and challenges during that phase of our lives laid the foundation for a friendship that has lasted more than four decades.
Bill was intelligent, kind, humorous, and witty. He faced adversity with diligence, stoicism, and courage. Bill worked very hard as an educator and administrator; he...

So very sorry for your loss. May the God of comfort give you all that you need during this most difficult time. Philippians 4: 6, 7.

My deepest sympathies to Bill, Susan & Cathy. Your dad was a wonderful person. Everyone that knew him liked him. He and your mom did so much for us when we were newly married. We didn't have much starting out Your Parents gave us your grandparents wedding rings to get married. Your parents also let us use the Big Bear cabin for our honeymoon. God bless you and your children. You are in our prayers

Such a nice man. So glad he was part of our family. Sing, dance, and be joyful with Cecilia in heaven. You are missed.

My deepest sympathies to all of you. Bill and Ceil and I had great fun the day we went to get all the photos and prints matted and framed, he was an extraordinary man. I will miss both of them.

We are so sorry to hear of Bill's passing! We remember bill for his leadership and steady hand over many years in our community, and in our neighborhood. Our deepest sympathies go out to you. Bill will be deeply missed.

Brian Guthals & Steve Dafoe