Diane Lea Holloway


Diane Lea Holloway passed away, Thursday, Jan. 19, at home with her husband by her side. A memorial service was held on Wednesday, Jan. 25, . at the Pagosa Springs Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Diane was born on Oct. 3, 1939, in Santa Monica, Calif. She was adopted by George and Fern Matteson in her infancy. She grew up in the Santa Monica area and graduated from school there. Diane spent most of her working life in the title insurance and real estate business.

Diane’s daughter, Lianne, was born in 1959 and currently lives in Venice, Calif.

Diane met James Holloway in 1989 in Sedona, Ariz., and they were married on June 9, 1990, in Prescott, Ariz. Shortly after, they moved to Yucaipa, Calif., where they lived until she retired.

Jim and Diane moved to Pagosa Springs in 2005, where they helped manage the Liberty Theatre. Diane enjoyed “antiquing,” was an avid shopper and was gifted at entertaining and home décor.

She is survived by her husband, James “Jim” Holloway, her daughter, Lianne Gold, and many close friends.