Diane Aposhian Moffat was born and raised in Salt Lake City, with the exception of three years spent in England and three years in Australia. She has a BA from the University of Utah in Middle East Studies. She and her husband Doug own and operate Highlander Bike with their son Max, and she runs the mailroom in the RC Willey Corporate Office.
She attributes the Living Traditions Festival for motivating her to learn how to make Armenian rugs from her father and grandfather. Her other hobbies include drawing and painting, playing the violin, knitting, and assembling massive jigsaw puzzles. She and Doug create a newsworthy G-scale Train exhibition every Christmas. They are the parents of five children and four grandchildren.