BACKUS, Patricia - Of Georgetown passed away on Monday, December 31, 2012 in her 73rd year. Beloved wife of the late Gary Backus (2008). Loved mother of Brenda (Jeff) and Bruce (Vicky). Grandma to George Gary. Dear sister of Connie (Gary) MCQuaid and Rick (Laurie) Chapman. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of Pat's life will be held at the WALL-CUSTANCE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph, on Sunday, January 6, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. Reception to follow in the Wall-Custance Family Reception Centre. Pat adored children, in lieu of flowers please make a donation to the Children's Wish Foundation.