Diane Patricia Groom Saxton, 81, returned to her heavenly home on October 11, 2023 after an extended illness. She was preceded in death by her father Augustine C. Groom, mother Edna Groom, brother Alan Acton, special uncle George William Groom, son-in-law Jeff Hatfield, and son Bradley Charles Saxton. A graduate of the Ohio State University, Diane formerly taught elementary students in Columbus and Chillicothe City Schools before her retirement in 1983. She was especially gifted teaching students how to read and helping underprivileged children at Mt. Logan, Massie, Western, Worthington, and Tiffin Elementary Schools. She formed lasting friendships with many special fellow educators with...