|Phyllis loved to hoard things, she collected bags and postcards, and also many zany outfits for her act.|
Phyllis Diller counted amongst her close comedienne friends Joan Rivers, Lily Tomlin and Joy Behar. Joan said Phyllis was extremely helpful to her as an up an coming comedienne in the 60's. They remained close, and Joan and her daughter Melissa went to Phyllis' home for brunch only a month before she passed away. She was smiling until the end, and had all her family around her, passing away in her sleep.