Dec. 16, 1945-Dec. 24, 2020
Darlene Ann Rickard passed away at 75 years of age on Thursday, December 24, 2020 in Pleasanton, CA. She was born in Corning, CA, grew up in Sacramento, and graduated from Hiram Johnson Senior High in 1963 and Sacramento City College in 1965.
Darlene was a beloved wife, mother, sister, niece, aunt, and grandmother. She was preceded in death by her father, Donald and her mother, Joy. Darlene is survived by her husband Donald, sons Michael (Maribel) and David (Amy), grandchildren Ryan, Kathryn, Jacob, and Jared, sisters Linda and Barbara, and brothers Danny and James.
Darlene and Donald were married 55 years, moved to the Bay Area in 1967, and have lived in Pleasanton for 43 years. Darlene retired from working at AT&T in 2002.
A celebration of Darlene’s life will be held on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 2pm at East Lawn Cemetery, 5757 Greenback Lane, Sacramento, CA 95841.