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GeneralRIP Diana Weinrich

28th Dec 2017 01:26 GMTKevin Conroy

I'm sorry to say that Diana Weinrich passed away this morning. Dan and Diana travelled the world in pursuit of fun and fine minerals. She had one of those sparkling personalities that made her fun to be around, and she'll be missed. Rest in peace Diana.

28th Dec 2017 02:35 GMTMatt Neuzil Expert

Wow. Something was mentioned on the mindat Facebook group. Condolences to all.

28th Dec 2017 04:54 GMTDoug Daniels

I never met either of them, but their names are so familiar as dealers. Yes, another of the "old" group has gone to those greater places. RIP Diana, and condolences to those left behind.

28th Dec 2017 06:07 GMTErin Delventhal Manager

I am very sad to hear this news. I had only met and chatted with Diana a couple times in passing but she was enormously kind every time and I was looking forward to seeing her at many more shows. My sympathies to all her loved ones.

28th Dec 2017 09:32 GMTMario Pauwels

I am really shocked with this terrible news!

I know Dan and Diana for many years and Diana had really a great personality and she was always more than friendly when I met her at shows. This is very tragic because Diana was still so young. My sincere condolences to the family and especially to Dan.

Best regards,

Mario Pauwels

28th Dec 2017 10:59 GMTPaul De Bondt Manager

I am shocked.

Two days ago I received a gorgeous psilomelane from Cornwall from them.

It's highly possible Diana wrapped this specimen.

My sincere condolences to Dan and family.


28th Dec 2017 11:08 GMTEric D. Fritzsch

So sad to learn of this. My sympathy to Dan and her family.

28th Dec 2017 12:14 GMTJolyon Ralph Founder

Terrible news. Our thoughts are with Dan right now.

28th Dec 2017 12:36 GMTChris Rayburn

I'm greatly saddened to hear this. She was so young and full of life! My condolences to Dan.

28th Dec 2017 13:36 GMTDebbie Woolf Manager

My condolences to family and friends, very sad indeed.

28th Dec 2017 14:45 GMTNorman King Expert

That’s a shock. I had communicated with her (face-to-face, e-mail, phone) quite a few times. She was usually with Dan at the shows. She was practically a neighbor, in the St. Louis area. My deepest condolences to Dan and the rest of the family.

28th Dec 2017 16:41 GMTOwen Lewis

So sorry to hear, Dan. God bless.


28th Dec 2017 17:19 GMTJean Dehaye Expert

Hard to believe....

Sincere condolences to Dan and family ! RIP Diana.....

28th Dec 2017 18:28 GMTSusan Robinson

We are so shocked and sorry to hear the news. Our sincere condolences to Dan.

Susan & George Robinson

28th Dec 2017 19:36 GMTRoger Lang Manager

Read the sad news on facebook last night. Hard to believe yet. Though i only met Diana "en passant" most of the last years we talked a few words in Munich this year....

My condolences to Dan and the family. I am very sorry for your loss.

29th Dec 2017 05:28 GMTJohn Attard Expert

She gave me a slight hint one time all was not great with her health but she quickly passed over it and the rest of the time she showed fun, smiles and optimism.

She will be greatly missed. Condolences Dan and the family.

29th Dec 2017 07:52 GMTKnut Eldjarn Manager

Such a lovely and lively person. Allways friendly and service-minded to customers and the mineral community. She will be greatly missed. My condolences to Dan and the family.


29th Dec 2017 08:08 GMTJim Walker & Mary Fong/Walker

It was a real shock to hear of Diana's passing. She was fun-loving, vivacious, and had a larger-than-life personality. She was smiles, fun, and a smart business woman. She will be sorely missed by the mineral community and her passing will leave a hole in our lives.

Our sincere condolences to Dan and her family. We are very sorry for your loss.

29th Dec 2017 16:24 GMTEd Clopton Expert

This is a shock indeed. I've dealt with Dan for many years, and with Dan & Diana ever since they got together--in recent years, since moving to Maine, I've looked forward to seeing them at the Springfield show. Condolences to Dan, family, and friends.

31st Dec 2017 08:43 GMTAntoine Barthélemy

So sad to read this. I have been one of their online customers for a few years now. Diana may have answered some of my emails on behalf of Dan, and she probably packed several of the specimens I have now on display on my shelves.

My sincere condoleances to Dan.

31st Dec 2017 12:36 GMTDana Slaughter

My heartfelt condolences to Dan---one of the real good guys in the business.

31st Dec 2017 12:59 GMTJohn Montgomery Expert



Remember me when I am gone away,

Gone far away into the silent land;

When you can no more hold me by the hand,

Nor I half turn to go yet turning stay.

Remember me when no more day by day

You tell me of our future that you plann'd:

Only remember me; you understand

It will be late to counsel then or pray.

Yet if you should forget me for a while

And afterwards remember, do not grieve:

For if the darkness and corruption leave

A vestige of the thoughts that once I had,

Better by far you should forget and smile

Than that you should remember and be sad.

My sincere condolences to Dan and family and friends

- John

31st Dec 2017 20:21 GMTvictor rzonca

The soul ... alone, that particle divine,

escapes the wreck of worlds, when all things fail.


31st Dec 2017 22:15 GMTJean-Claude Costes

Sincere condolences to Dan and to the family

Tom & Jean claude Costes
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