Paula M. Diaz, a loving daughter, mother and sister passed away September 2, 2013. She was 49. She died of complications from cancer. Paula had many challenges from the start. She was born legally blind and only weighed two pounds. She was born April 17, 1964 in San Bernardino, CA.
She went on to graduate from Redlands High School, class of 1982. She went on to participate in the Special Olympics with camp Bloomfield in Malibu, CA for the junior blind. Paula is preceded in death by her grandparents, Evelyn Mendoza and Joe Mendoza. She is survived by her mother, Patricia Garcia; 3 sisters, Yolanda McLoughlin, Suzanne Connor and Leticia Briseno; one brother, Joseph Garcia; her five loving children, Katrina Diaz, Samira Diaz, Victoria Diaz, Anthony Diaz and Paul Diaz. Memorial Services will be held on Friday, September 13th, 2013 at 10:00am at Emmerson Bartlett Memorial Chapel, Redlands, California