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On October 5, 2019, Darlene Ruth Schwartz, mother of three, passed away at the age of 73. A memorial service will be held Friday, October 11th from 2-4pm at Roger T Sermon Community Center, 4th floor meeting room in Independence, MO. Darlene was born on July 7, 1946. She was originally from Baltimore, MD, also lived in Seattle, WA, and Independence, MO
Darlene was a strong independent woman who was not afraid of hard work and was willing to make the hard decisions that others shied away from. She was an advocate for social justice and equality throughout her life, beginning in the time of the Civil Rights movement and continuing to current movements. She was a person that others could count on to provide support and listen even when she had to put her own needs aside to help.
Survivors include her three children; James, Christina, and Steph, grandchildren; Micheal Vincent, Kristy, Zane, Logan, Jaden, James and Lauren, great grandchildren; Dylan and Nathan, sisters; Paula, Theresa, and Sharon, and brother Paul.
Flowers or other memorial contributions should be sent to Christina or Steph.