May 15, 1921 - September 19, 2013
Keith Lee Silcox Derian passed away peacefully at the age of 92 on September 19, 2013 in Napa, California. She was born on May 15, 1921, to Donald and Keith Silcox. Keith Lee was the eldest of the 11C Silcox children who attended schools in Taft. She graduated from Taft Union High School in 1938. She then attended and graduated from the University of California in Berkeley. Shortly after graduation she married Al Derian. She was the guiding light to her brothers and sister. Her love was family, music and Cal. Keith Lee was preceded in death by her husband of nearly 50 years, her parents, her sister Mary Grace Joste, a nephew John Silcox, and a great nephew Michael Dazey. She is survived by her daughters, Donna Lee (Edd) and Diane (Jim), and her son Steven (Sue), her grandchildren, Todd, Pam, Jimmy, Nick, Evan, Laura, and Sara, and great grandchildren, Jack, Jason, Chelsea, and Nicole. She is also survived by her brothers, Bill, John (Colleen), and Hugh (Aletha) as well as many nieces and nephews. Graveside memorial services will be held at the West Side District Cemetery on December 28th at 11am.