Patricia Chrise Kaut, 71, of Sunrise, Florida passed away on May 31, 2013, following a courageous fight with cancer. Pat graduated from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and later received her masters degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. After teaching several years in the Pittsburgh Public Schools, Pat moved to Florida in 1983, serving as Language Arts Department Chairperson at Hallandale High and Flannagan High School until her retirement in 2007. She was always a champion for her students and teachers, a passionate lover of English Literature and teaching. Pat is survived by her brother, Richard Chrise, cousin Helene Vidovich, daughter Jennifer, son Casey and four grandchildren. Memorial services will be held at a later date.