Patricia Ann Murphy/Auren passed away from a long illness on January 6, 2013 at the age of 78. She is survived by her husband Paul, daughter Megan King, and grandson Graham Coughlin. Patricia was a past member of the United States Power Squadron, the California Native Plant Society, the Orchid Society, the San Francisco Mycological Society and an avid sailor Patricia was a native of New York, a 12 year resident of Sonoma and a graduate of UC Berkeley with a masters degree. There will be a private interment at the Gate Of Heaven cemetery in Hawthorn, New York. She will be greatly missed by her friends and family.