Patterson William R. (Shorty) Patterson, age 67, lost his long battle with cancer on June 28, 2002. He will be deeply missed by many loving relatives and friends. Wm graduated from Mpls North in 1954 and attended Gustavus Adolphus College later graduating from U of MN with a degree in recreation. Throughout his life, Wm was an avid outdoorsman, affiliated with Boy Scouts of America and director of Mpls North Commons Park for several years. An outdoor remembrance service will be held on Sat., July 20, 1 pm at Theodore Wirth Park, directions are West on Glenwood take the 1st right turn after the tennis court. (612) 529-4787. Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society.

Published on July 18, 2002

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