Santa Rosa, CA
1942 — 2021
The family of Dian Astrid O'Neal (Chevalier) is sad to announce her passing on January 31, 2021 at her home in Oakmont Village, Santa Rosa. She died of heart failure at age 79. Born on January 23, 1942 in Bronxville New York, Dian spent the majority of her life in Connecticut, before moving to Sonoma in 2008. She leaves behind her husband, Bill O'Neal, her three sons, Dwayne, Sean and Bret O'Neal, her niece, Doreen Fender and her three grandchildren, Ella, Logan and Ethan O'Neal. Besides being a great wife and mother, Dian had a remarkable professional career, starting at the University of Miami where she first displayed her flair for writing. She leveraged that talent into an early...