“Well, dear Pat--I waited too long. We'd not been in much contact these last few years but I did think and refer to him often and tried contacting him in Feb. I wish we'd had more time together to share delightful memories, irreplaceable memories of a youth well lived. We tried writing a science fiction book together, started our college lit mag with Gary Bogue, and most of all, learned chess together. Tho I never equaled Pat's skill at this, I was his nemesis and on one glorious day in...
“A wonderful friend of over 50 years. I will miss the emails, laughter over coffee and tales of his Golf abilities...He was a fantastic friend and "forever" friend.
“Mr. Barry will be missed. I took his class in Los Medanos College. He was a great teacher. I was saddened by the news of his passing. May you rest in peace.
“Patrick and I lived in Gregory Gardens and went to PHHS and graduated in 1956. We would go to the reunion picnics and keep in touch thru emails. I saw him in August at picnic and he seemed to be fine. Was very shocked to learn of his death. He will be missed by me, Dixie Alderson Yager, Gary Bouge and Peggy Keen Lindsay when we get together.
“Pat and I worked together at LLNL and we were all so sad to hear of his passing. He was a terrific person to work with, so knowledgable and just had such a wealth of information that I especially appreciated. He was so easy going and pleasant to be around and I will really miss him.
“Pat's passing was such a shock. We had been friends for 50 years.
Patrick E. Barry Jan. 3, 1939 - Oct. 4, 2012 Resident of Pleasant Hill, CA Patrick was a 5th generation Californian. He worked for Lawrence Livermore Lab for 40+ years. He had a Masters in Chemistry and taught at Los Medanos College. He was born in Westwood to William and Lois Barry, they...Read More