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Date of Birth: August 31, 1946

Date of Death: January 09, 2023

Sandra Lee Trend was born on August 31, 1946, and passed away at home on January 9, 2023, after a long illness. Sandi was the daughter of Betty Lou (Dye) Ford and her stepfather Rodney Monroe Ford. They had an adventurous life and lived in different states. Colorado was Sandi's favorite location. She loved the mountains and especially loved Clear Creek Canyon. Sandi was a wonderful story-teller and enjoyed sharing her stories with everyone. She loved animals and often talked with fondness about her time riding horses as a teenager with the Westernaires in Colorado. Left to honor her memory are her daughter, Shawnet Lynn Diehl, of Holtwood, Pennsylvania, and her son, David Andrew Bell, of Glendale, Arizona, and her grandchildren Sheridan Claire Bell, Brendan Miles Bell, Garren Ray Diehl and Sirr Lee Diehl. Sandi will be missed by colleagues and friends around the world. She had worked tirelessly for years as an advocate to warn people about the dangers of the biotech industry. Her legacy will live on with the Biotech Awareness website and the many connections she forged around the world. Sandi will be missed and remembered. May she rest in peace.

Service Information

In accordance with Sandi's wishes, she will be cremated, and her ashes will be spread in one of her favorite places.


In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Sandi's favorite organization -- the Westernaires in Golden, Colorado, at