Longtime Book Ends of Winchester bookseller Diane “DeDe” Gallagher, died on Saturday, October 19. In a message to New England booksellers, Book Ends assistant manager Alan Spiegel wrote that Gallagher was "a beautiful human being" who was "loved by all who knew her" and always had "the perfect book suggestion for any occasion."

A funeral will be held at the Lane Funeral Home, 760 Main Street, Winchester, Mass., on Thursday October 24 at 10 a.m., which will be followed by a funeral mass at St. Eulalia’s Church, 50 Ridge St., Winchester at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to VNA Hospice Care, 100 Trade Center, G-500, Woburn, Mass. 01801.