Patricia "Pat" L. Erickson
November 13, 1935 - April 10, 2014
She was born on Nov. 13, 1935 in Alberta, Canada to Darius S. & Grace M. Orton. She was one of five children. She graduated from U of P with honors with a BS in Nursing and completed the PNP program at U of Wash. Pat was a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and worked in hospitals, public health, international health and Home Health. She was a world traveler and worked in NY, Wash. DC, Washington, Oregon, California and Cambodia. Pat was known for her compassionate heart and her love for family and friends. Pat shared her gift of healing by caring for the many needs of others her entire life. Her life was filled by being a nurse, teacher, housekeeper, Mother, Grandmother, Aunt and friend to many. Pat is survived by her son, Mike & wife Cathy Erickson and her grandchildren Michala, Noah, Brad and Chad. She had a special bond with her great nieces Jordan and Haley Satterfield. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Joseph's Catholic Church at 10:00 am on Monday, April 14, 2014. Arrangements by Restlawn Funeral Home.
Restlawn Funeral Home, Restlawn Memory Gardens and Mausoleum - Salem
201 Oak Grove Road NW Salem, OR 97304
Published in StatesmanJournal on Apr. 13, 2014