The Curry Coastal Pilot

Patricia Richards, 75, of Brookings, passed away April 21, 2012, at her home.

Pat was born May 20, 1936, in South San Francisco, to S.K. and Dagmar (Dale) Robbins.

She lived 27 years in the Salem area, where she worked as a police dispatcher and later as a dispatcher for the department of public works.

She moved to Brookings in 1997. Pat enjoyed cooking, making greeting cards and painting. Her cheerfulness and quick wit will be greatly missed.

Survivors include her daughters Regina Richards of Brookings, and Barbara Yoshimura of Honolulu, Hawaii.

At her request, no ceremony will be held.

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Submitted by Redwood Memorial Chapel.