We are saddened to announce the passing of our beloved Patricia on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 in Vancouver, BC. Graduating from Guelph University with a Ph.D. in Medical Microbiology, Patricia dedicated her career to research, diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases. She was an innovative executive with over 25 years of managerial experience in academia, public health and the biotechnology industry. Patricia was highly regarded by her colleagues, inspiring excellence and commitment to science, development and discovery and research. She will be greatly missed by her sister Paula (Vern) Gates, and by her many friends and colleagues. If desired, donations in Patricia’s memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Cremation followed by inurnment at Warkworth Cemetery, Ontario.
Arrangements entrusted to Classic Cremation & Funeral Services.