Sylvia Diamond Elliott
Sylvia Diamond Elliott Died June 10, 2012 in the presence of her husband and daughter. "She was a fighter to the end", said her attending oncologist. Sylvia grew up in Claremont New Hampshire where she graduated valedictorian of her 1961 high-school class. After her undergraduate degree in Biology from Simmons College in Boston, she joined an advanced degree research technology program followed by seven years of doing and assisting in research in gastroenterology and brain metabolism at Yale-New Haven Medical Center. Sylvia is survived by her husband of 43 years Jim Elliott, her daughter Jennifer, son Stephen, seven grandchildren plus two adopted, and her sister Donna Cover. Sylvia had a deep faith in God, a loving heart, a feisty spirit and an ardent sense of citizenship. Sylvia's burial service will be led by Rabbi Schwab at Memorial Gardens section of Santa Fe Funeral Options Tuesday June 12'th at 2 p.m. An additional memorial service will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of Santa Fe Sunday June 24 at 2 p.m.

Published by Santa Fe New Mexican on Jun. 12, 2012.
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With much Sympathy.
Sylvia and I were good friends and had a fun time during our years at Steven's High in Claremont.
Edie Hilliard Dopp
June 22, 2012
I am so sorry to hear of Sylvia's passing, the SFCC Media Arts Dept. will not be the same without her. My sincere condolences to Jennifer and the whole family.
Donna Brownell
June 15, 2012
Condolences to the Elliot family. Sylvia and I were classmates at Simmons and would enjoy a cheerful conversation whenever we saw each other over these many years. She was, indeed, a most spirited and engaging individual.
June 15, 2012
My sincere sympathy to the Elliott family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Martha Kerr
Martha Kerr
June 15, 2012
Elliott Family,
Our sympathies are offered on your precious loss. May the "God who gives peace," help you through this difficult time.
Daniels Family
June 13, 2012
My condolences to the three of you. Jim, Stephen and Jennifer. I will always remember Sylvia at the SFHS open houses and in my Santa Fe Opera classes.
Allan Pearson
June 12, 2012
On behalf of the members of the Santa Fe Community Orchestra (SFCO), my deepest sympathy to the family. I thank Sylvia for her long support of the SFCO.
Paul Pease
June 12, 2012
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