EDWARD ANDREW DIFANI 96, born in Riverside, Ca, and a 19 year resident of Palm Desert, passed away after a fall at Magnolia Grand Assisted Living in Riverside on 9/3/2019. He worked in the wholesale lumber business and yacht sales, and served in the US Army & Merchant Marines (PFC). Andrew graduated Riverside Poly High School and Cal State Davis (1941), and was an avid supporter of Alcoholic’s Anonymous. He was a loquacious, argumentative and cantankerous World War II veteran. He had a passionate love for his dog "Gretchen" and had a wonderful personality that made his lineage proud. Survived by his daughter, Deborah Lentz; sons, Andrew & Robert Difani; brother, Steven Difani; 7 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; and caregivers, Annie & R.C.