Pat, 70, a native of Phoenix, AZ died on April 26, 2021 after a battle with cancer. Pat went to Washington High School and was a proud member of FFA . After high school, Pat enrolled in the Coast Guard, where he received multiple awards for life-saving missions during his time as a helicopter medic. While attending the University of Arizona, Pat developed a love of service, with a career in the hotel and restaurant industry. Later, Pat found a second career in internet and website design. His hobbies included reading, grilling, fishing, golfing, gardening and spending time with his girls. Pat is survived by his wife Sharon, two daughters Lisa Jo and Kaitlyn, son-in-law Bill and his beloved granddaughter Amelia. His siblings, Tim, John (Ann), and Suzie (Harold) will miss him dearly, but find solace in the fact that he is with his parents, Gene and Ann, and sister Penny. Pat's nieces and nephews Alex, Beckett, Jaime, Sean, Mike, Shannon, Kathryn, Kiley and Jordan miss his laugh and his smile, but are celebrating his legacy daily. A memorial service will be held at Desert Christian Fellowship Church, 15th Ave. and Northern Ave., on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 10:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, Pat requested that donations be made to the Desert Christian Fellowship Youth Ministry.
Published by The Arizona Republic from Apr. 28 to May 1, 2021.