Diana Lee Hirschi
IANA LEE HIRSCHI holds a B.A. in anthropology from the University of Utah (1979). She is the immediate past clerk of Salt Lake Monthly Meeting Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) and a fervent activist for peace. An advocate of nonviolent resistance and civil disobedience to effect political change, she is a recipient of the Gandhi Peace Award from the Utah Gandhi Peace Alliance. An earlier draft of this essay was delivered as a speech to the First Unitarian Church in Salt Lake City on July 2 7, 2003, as part of its 2003 Sunday Summer Forum. She has been married for forty years to J. Rand Hirschi, who helped her prepare that presentation.