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Dana Shannon Johnston
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorial contributions be made to:
  • Palm Springs Animal Shelter
    4575 E Mesquite Ave.
    Palm Springs, CA 92264

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“I became friends with Dana when I moved to Oceanside in 1999. We lived in the same apartment complex and later on became roommates. We used to sit on...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Andrea Neri - Oceanside, CA

“Dana was the 2nd person I met upon moving to Oceanside in late '98. She was my next door neighbor and we hit it off. She was into music and I was...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Carlos Neri - Oceanside, CA

“Dana was my Cousin.We were born 2 months apart. When we were very little, we lived in the same city until we were 7. Raised like sisters, inseparable...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Kristin Towers-Rowles - CA

“I have known Dana for about eleven years and I recall only short periods when she was not burdened by the incapacitating pain resulting from her...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Randy Steer - Rancho Mirage, CA

“The things that impressed me about Dana were that in spite of all the hardship and pain she had endured over her short lifetime, she always had a...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Virginia Dubois - Roseburg, OR

“My remember you as a sweet young lady the daughter of Alison my good friend.I remember your dealing with so much pain for such a young person, RIP...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Pauline LIeberman - Big Bear Lake, CA

“I feel so very lucky to have had such a wonderful sister. Dana was kind, caring and would do anything to help ease someones pain. She struggled for...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Christopher Johnston - WA

“Free - but never far awayMy beautiful daughter Dana was a unique, very special woman and I am so proud of her. She was very smart and knew about so...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Alison DuBois - Rancho Mirage, CA

“I remember how sincerely Dana expressed gratitude over even the smallest gift or offering, how enthusiastically she considered the preparation of a...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Gary Dubois - Roseburg, OR

“Dana, my beautiful granddaughter, you will remain in my heart as a bright, andshining person who enjoyed life even though you experienced much...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Theresa Woods - Richland, WA


Dana Shannon Johnston, 42, born on August 28, 1974 in Phoenix, Arizona, passed away on April 30, 2017. She resided in Morongo Valley, California at the time of her passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Forest Lawn, Cathedral City, CA.