PATRICIA GAIL DYER "Trish"
Patricia "Trish" Gail Dyer of Springfield, Virginia, died at her home suddenly of natural causes on Friday, April 25, 2014. She was born December 13, 1959, at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. She was preceded in death by her parents, the late Col. (Ret.) William B. and Charlotte D. Dyer of Falls Church, VA. She is survived by her partner of over 30 years Donald Boothby, her loving siblings, William Dyer, Jr. (Janice), Beth Anderson (Allan), Kenneth Dyer (Carol), and Susan Parisi (David), niece Erin Adams (Shannon), nephew Thomas Parmeter (Lacey), nephew Matthew Parisi, one great nephew and three great nieces.
Trish graduated from Falls Church High School in 1978 and from George Mason University in 1991 with a B.A. degree in Communications. Besides her hobbies of crafting, cross-stich and photography, Trish had a great love for animals, especially her beloved cat Joan. She was a wonderful sister and friend and will be deeply missed by all. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Bridges of Hope V, 71 South Stuckey Church Road, Alamo, GA 30411 (bridgesofhope.org
). The family plans to have a private service at a later date in Dahlonega, Georgia, where her ashes will be placed in a family plot.