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Patricia Joan CAMPBELL GARLAND 1937 ~ 2011 Our Mother, Patricia Joan Campbell Garland passed away on Feb. 27, 2011 after a year long battle with cancer. She was born in Seattle to Ray and Mip Campbell on July 11, 1937. She was raised in Burien, graduating from Highline High School, and attended Washington State University. Patricia married James Wright on June 15, 1957. Shortly after, they moved to New Jersey and started their family, having 2 daughters. In 1966 they moved back to the Seattle area, residing in Renton. Their 3rd daughter was born in 1968. They divorced in 1971. Patricia married Barry Garland in 1985, whom she was estranged at the time of her death. Patricia was a longtime Boeing employee, where she made many life long friends. She retired in 1997. After retirement, she spent the spring and summer months at her home on Hood Canal and winters in Palm Desert. Mom became very involved in the golf community where she lived, and made many special friends. Her passions in life were gardening, golfing, politics, travel and most importunately her family. She was a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Patricia leaves behind her brother Ray, three daughters: Susan (Terry), Sally (Mike), Christy (Allan), as well as six grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Mom, you were an inspiration to all of us. We will miss you every day. Her celebration of life will be held on Friday, March 4th at 2:00 p.m. at Washington National Golf Course Pavilion, 14330 SE Husky Way Auburn, WA.. 98092.
Published in The Seattle Times from Mar. 1 to Mar. 2, 2011
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