Diane Foushee ’73 passed away on July 17, 2016. Diane maintained friendships with numerous Parker classmates, including her lifelong friend and “twin sister” Carla Buchanan ’74. Diane was an advocate for chronic migraine awareness and corgi rescue organizations, and was a lively part of several online communities. She was spiritually minded and found great fulfillment in her conversion to Judaism in 2012. Diane is survived by her two children, Jennifer Chaney and Nicholas Chaney, her granddaughter and greatest joy Penelope, and her beloved corgi Zoë.
Francis Parker School is a private, independent, coeducational, college preparatory day school for students in Junior Kindergarten through Grade 12 from across San Diego County. Founded in 1912, the Lower School is located on the Mission Hills Campus with the Upper and Middle Schools on the Linda Vista Campus. Parker's mission is to inspire a diverse community of independent thinkers whose academic excellence, global perspective and strength of character prepare them to make a meaningful difference in the world.