B. Diane Griffin


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Posted Online: March 15, 2014, 5:59 pm
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B. Diane Griffin, 47, of Davenport, died Thursday, March 13, 2014, surrounded by her family.
Visitation is 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday at Runge, Davenport. Services follow at 5 p.m.
She was born April 1, 1966, in Davenport, to John and Alice Theriac Cameron. She married Scott Griffin on Aug. 2, 1996.
Surviving are her husband; daughter, Amber (Matt) Lang; son, Robert Griffin; mother, Alice; grandchildren, Krystal and April; brothers, John (Traci) Theriac and Ronnie (Tammy) Cameron; aunt, Bev; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.














 




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