Dann Ralph Patrick of Gateway, Oregon, died Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020, at the age of 69.

Dann was born Oct. 14, 1951 in Lakeview to Ralph (Pat) and Vineta (Toots) Patrick. As a combat veteran of the Vietnam war, he served in the U.S. Navy from June, 1969 - December, 1973. Following military service, he travelled the world as a U.S. Merchant Marine and volunteered in North Africa with UNICEF, where he met his wife, Kristine, a fellow volunteer. They married October 1989 and had two children. Dann enthralled all with stories of his travels, he was a jack of all trades, a voracious reader and an expansive character. Forever "like a dog in the night, shining like an alien in the sun."

Dann was preceded in death by: his parents

Dann is survived by: siblings, Mike (Sharon), Dennis (Marcy), Shauna (Dave) Hicks and Sheila (Larry) Holloway, and their families. He lives on in his children Emma Timoney and Conn R., and in the heart of his beloved bride, Kristine.

A Celebration of life will be held during a future celestial transition.


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