The Coast News Group

Passages: October 25, 2013

Dad Obit PicRobert T. Patrize, 69 of Encinitas, California, passed away on Wednesday, October 9, 2013, at his home, following a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was born on September 16, 1944, Detroit, Michigan, to the late Samuel and Rose (Blandina) Patrize. He married Christine (Ghazal) Patrize on June 13, 1981 in Mt. Clemens, Michigan. He was semi- retired from his career in Commercial Real-estate specializing in restaurant sales for GR Bill. Bob enjoyed going to the beach and doing family sunset dinners at “Patrize Point” (a portion of Moonlight Beach Bob thinks he owns). He will be deeply missed by Christine and their three daughters: Charlotte Patrize, Heather (Daniel) Rocha, Kimberly (Charles) Schoonover; Two grandchildren Robby (Sara) and Dominic. He is also survived by two brothers: Gary Patrize of St. Clair Shores, Michigan and David (Winnie) Patrize of St. Clair Shores, Michigan; and many more relatives and friends. In accordance with Bob’s wishes, cremation has taken place and a memorial celebration is planned for Tuesday, October 29, 1:30pm at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 890 Balour Dr., Encinitas, CA. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church or the Oculoplastics Fund under the direction of Don O. Kikkawa, M.D. at the Shiley Eye Center in memory of Robert Patrize. Please make checks payable to UCSD Foundation and notate the above in the memo and mail to UCSD Shiley Eye Center, 9415 Campus Point Drive, Rm 241B, La Jolla, CA 92093

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john scimeca October 28, 2013 at 7:22 pm

a wonderful person and a great cousin, will be greatly missed, my condolences to Christine and all his family.

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