Pat was born in Billings, Montana, and died in Littleton, Colorado. He moved to Buffalo with his parents and brother in 1976 where he attended Buffalo schools, graduating from BHS in 1983. Pat was a three-sport athlete throughout junior high and high school. Following his graduation, Patrick spent a year in Sweden as an international exchange student. On his return, he enrolled at the University of Wyoming in the fall, where he became a member of the SAE fraternity and graduated from UW in 1989.

Pat was married and later divorced. He is survived by his twin sons, Cody and Mason, as well as his parents, Jim and Kay, brother Kevin, aunts, uncles and cousins, his “other sister and brother” Colleen and Mike and many good friends.

He was preceded in death by grandparents Emil and Bette Hecht, Larry McCormick and Madge Ballinger and his aunt Sally.

Please join us for a memorial celebration of Patrick’s life at the American Legion Hall in Buffalo from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 16.