Patrick D. Smith
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Merritt Island, FL
Patrick D. Smith, 86, of Merritt Island, passed away on January 26, 2014. He will be best remembered as the author of "A Land Remembered", the beloved novel of tough Florida pioneers.
Patrick is survived by his wife Iris; daughter Jane; son Rick (Patrick, Jr.) (Kim); grandchildren Danny Schneider, Kimber Williams, Matthew Smith, Josh Schneider and Alex (Patrick) Fortune; and several grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, consider making a donation to the Brevard Library Foundation at brevardlibraryfoundation.org.
A public celebration of life will be held on February 16, on the campus of Eastern Florida State College. See details about his life and celebration at PatrickSmithOnline.com/memorial.
Published in FLORIDA TODAY on Feb. 13, 2014