Diane Lopez, a Tracy Press staff member for 34 years, died Dec. 13, 2018, at her home in Manteca, the newspaper reports. She was 62 and had battled cancer.

Lopez, with the paper from 1982 to 2015, had been classified advertising manager, general advertising account executive and manager, and marketing and human resources director.

“Diane was an important person at the Tracy Press for many years, and she was very helpful to me when we went through the transition of ownership,” Publisher Will Fleet said. “She served in various roles with the paper, including advertising account executive. I’m sure that her many advertising customers remember her fondly, as we do.”