Pat-Derby-Obituary

In Memory Of

Pat Derby

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valenda newell

November 08, 2016 | Indianapolis, IN

July 23, 2015

Ms. Derby now has a new companion where she rests. It is Iringa. May they both rest in peace and forever watch over PAWS.
God Bless them both.
Posted: July 22, 2015
Sandy Draper
El Cajon, Ca.

alice roberts

January 02, 2014 | Albany, NY

I believe there are more animals in heaven than humans. Pat Derby sure has a front row seat up there with all her animal friends..

September 17, 2013

To the family,

I'm so sorry to hear about your loss and I pray you find peace in the God of all comfort. 2 Corinthinas 1:3-

robert yanes

July 15, 2013 | Yuma, AZ

I saw Pat and Ted every weekend at the San Diego Zoo and still have all their postcards that they sold there. I have always loved Pat and her dedication to wildlife. I was crushed to here this and I will miss her so much.

jeri & billy mcginnis

April 06, 2013 | Colorado Springs, CO

In memory of a great person who devoted her life to helping God's beautiful creatures. We were lucky to have visited her elephant sanctuary in Galt several years ago and to witness the haven she created for animals whose existence had been miserable prior to her providing a new life for them. Love, blessings and appreciation always and may PAWS continue on.

March 30, 2013

Jesus Christ has made the resurrection hope a reality.

the elephant sanctuary

March 08, 2013 | Hohenwald, TN

The staff of The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee extend their heartfelt condolences to the PAWS family as they mourn the passing of Pat. This loss is felt throughout the animal welfare community as deeply as her compassion was felt by those animals whose lives she impacted. The first to champion the cause of performing animals, Pat took on the heavy responsibility and shared in the great joy of providing elephants, and many other performing animals, the refuge and freedom they deserved. We...

connie koch

February 28, 2013 | Oak Run, CA

I am very sad to hear of Pat's passing, I met her when she had an animal show in Solvang, with her Mercury cougar. I was very impressed with her interaction with the animals - it was something very special. My thoughts are with the loved ones and cherished animals she has left behind, for they will feel the greatest loss. Rest in peace dear lady!

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