Sad news indeed. But I have to confess to being relieved, since the obits I have seen emphasize that Diana passed peacefully away at home. I've been dreading for years reading a newspaper report that she had been hospitalized for lung cancer or emphysema.
One of the greats but in interviews, she was always so down to earth and forthright. And quite thoughtful, too.
There is the touch on the shoulder that comes when you are walking quickly homewards in the dark hours, full of anticipation of the warm room and bright fire, and when you pull up, startled, what face or no-face do you see?