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Deb McDaniel, the director of the Festival of Trees since 2006, has lost a battle with cancer.  
     
Those with the Festival tell KWQC McDaniel passed away Tuesday at University Hospitals in Iowa City.
     
McDaniel was one of the founders of the Festival of Trees and had a blinding passion for the event, each year coming up with new themes and new exhibits.
     
She worked closely with the KWQC to broadcast the Festival of Trees Parade every year.
     
There will be a visitation at Wheelen-Pressley Funeral Home in Rock Island from 4pm to 8pm Monday, April 14th.
     
The funeral is at St. Pius in Rock Island at 11am Tuesday, April 15th.
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