Chris Patchouras lost his brave battle with cancer at Mayo Clinic on the morning of May 15, 2013, at the age of 70. He was comforted in his final hours by his loving wife of 40 years, Linda, and devoted daughter, Lisa. Born in Nafpaktos, Greece, Chris graduated with honors from the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois
and worked for Commonwealth Edison for 30 years. He continued his career as an extremely successful negotiator with the wire and wireless telecommunications industry. Dear brother of Achilleas (Helen); much loved uncle of Harry and Petros (Smaragda). Also survived by many cousins and other family members. A private service was held in Minnesota. Gifts in memory of Chris may be made to Mayo Clinic to support Lung Cancer Research and mailed to: Dept. of Development, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905.