Dian Foster Schwartz

Published 10:28 am Tuesday, December 8, 2020

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Dian Foster Schwartz of Londonberry, N.H., died on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020.

The oldest daughter of the late Barney and Jennie Foster of Davie County, she was born on Dec. 2, 1946. She graduated from Davie High School and studied on a full scholarship at the Davis Hospital School of Nursing. After working as a nurse for several years, she continued her education at the New London, Conn. School of Anesthesiology, where she earned a certified registered nurse degree. While in school, she met and maried Donald Schwartz, who was her husband for 46 years before her death. She retired in 2015 after many years as a nurse anestheist. Although she lived in New England, part of her heart remained in North Carolina, where she kept in touch with friends and relatives with many trips and phone calls.

She was also preceded in death by: her brother, Dale Foster; and her sister, Vickie Walser.

Survivors: her children, Laura (Matt) Dunn, and Daniel (Anthony) Schwartz of New York City; her grandsons, Logan and Luca Dunn; her sister, Tiny Hendrix (Tommy) of Advance; and many nieces and nephews.