Age 68, of Papeete, Tahiti Passed away on October 28, 2012 Preceded in death by his mother, Mary Jean Patterson; father, Grant Tozer Waldref. Survived by his son, Heinui Tozer Waldref; daughter Vainanui Vahine Waldref; brothers Rob Patterson (Jolee), Chuck Girk (Donna), David Girk (Sunny); and many nieces and nephews. Skip was born in Stillwater, MN. He graduated from Shattuck School and the University of Minnesota
. He lived in Tahiti beginning in the late 1960's where he started and/or was involved in many entrepreneurial enterprises - ranging from hotels to satellite antennas to beer/bars/restaurants - over more than 40 years. Following a funeral ceremony, Skip has been buried in Tahiti.