Rebecca “Becky” Diaz Garcia, age 58, died peacefully at Dallas Texas on Friday, July 28, 2017.
Born in San Antonio Texas, January 3, 1959, she lived in Dallas Texas and worked for Dallas County, first in the Sheriff’s Dept then later as a Probation Officer for over 30 years.
Rebecca is a 1977 graduate of Highlands High School in San Antonio and a 1994 graduate of Texas Women’s University.
She volunteered for Mothers Against Drunk Drivers, Tree of Angels, and was an active participant with the Dallas County Democratic Party. She was an accomplished Calligrapher, Paper Artist, and Cake Decorator. She donated her talent and time to helping others.
She is survived by her husband Gary V Garcia of Dallas, her brothers Ruben Diaz of El Cerrito California, Edmundo Franco of San Antonio Texas, sisters Helen Herrera of La Feria Texas, Sandra F. Tamez, husband Efrain Tamez of San Antonio Texas, and many nieces and nephews. Rebecca was preceded in death by her Father Ricardo Diaz, Mother Ruth R. Diaz, Sister Lidia F. Godoy, and her twin brother Richard Diaz Jr.
You may choose to honor her by making a donation to the SPCA of Dallas. Becky loved animals and had a soft spot for those creatures that were abandoned and neglected. Lastly, please keep Gary in your prayers.
Services will be held at St Thomas Aquinas Church, 6306 Kenwood Ave. Dallas Texas, (4 blocks south of Mockingbird on Abrams Rd) 10:30 am Thursday August 17, 2017. There will be an informal reception immediately afterwards to celebrate her life in St. Anne’s Hall, which is adjacent to the church.