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I am so sorry for your loss. Aunt Elaine will be missed. Take care, Uncle Don, Paul and Vicki.


Posted by: Diane Pelham - Petaluma, CA - Family   Apr 11, 2020
Photo taken on cruise around Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand.

Elaine enjoyed a week in Australian Outback on this voyage in addition to diving on the Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Australia. She visited a sheep farm on Tasmania and watched a sheep being sheared. I believe she really enjoyed the visit with the Maori people on New Zealand, especially the formal greeting of the Maori, a touching of the noses. She thought that was really odd way to greet someone.


Posted by: Don Hicks Hicks - Mesa, AZ - Spouse   Apr 10, 2020
This photo was taken just prior to the dementia taking its terrible toll.

My beloved Elaine went to meet her father, mother and brother on 4 April 2020. She fought a 6 year battle with FTD dementia. The love of my life will always be carried in my heart, the rest of my days.


Posted by: Don Hicks - Mesa, AZ - Spouse   Apr 10, 2020

So sorry, Don. Please accept our condolences. She is in a better place. Come see us when you can.


Posted by: Mike Henley - Santa Rosa, CA - Family   Apr 09, 2020

Worked with Don and Elaine at Motorola. Enjoyed meeting them at restaurants for dinner now and again. Meet with Don at several Motorola luncheons.


Posted by: Mike & Patsy Shroyer - High Point, NC - Friend   Apr 09, 2020