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Diane Disney Miller
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Philanthropist
    (December 18, 1933-November 19, 2013)
    Born in Los Angeles, California
    Daughter of Walt Disney
    Husband Ron W. Miller became CEO of the Walt Disney Company
    Operated Silverado Vineyards in Napa Valley
    Donated $25 million to construction of the Walt Disney Concert Hall for the Los Angeles Philharmonic
    Board member for the San Francisco Symphony
    President of the board of the Walt Disney Family Foundation
    Co-founder of the Walt Disney Family Museum (2009)
    The Los Angeles Times reported her birth under the headline 'Mickey Mouse Has a Daughter.'
    She dropped out of college to get married.
    She treated criticism of her father as a personal attack on her.
    When she described herself as a housewife, her husband added 'If you like your housewives tough as hell.'
    Walt was reportedly inspired to create Disneyland by taking her and her sister Sharon to L.A.'s Griffith Park to ride the merry-go-round.
    She and Ron Miller were married for 59 years.
    She intervened to keep Frank Gehry from being fired as architect for the Walt Disney Concert Hall.
    She decided to launch the Walt Disney Family Museum to promote the memory of her father as a person, noting 'I've met young people who think he was just a corporate logo.'

Credit: C. Fishel


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