~ IN MEMORY ~
Patricia Claus Richards, wife of retired Delta Captain G.D. (Dave) Richards
December 10, 1939 - August 13, 2014
News has reached us with the passing of Patricia ‘Pat’ Jean neé Claus Richards, talented artist and wife of Delta Golden Wings member Capt. Gabriel David ‘Dave’ Richards. Patricia had been battling illness these past three years. She was 74 years of age at the time of her passing on August 13th. We understand that private memorial services will be held for Patricia at a later date.
Captain Richards joined Delta Air Lines 02-17-1964 and retired in 1995, based DFW, then 030/PDX at the time of his retirement. Patricia is survived by her husband of 56 years and their children and grandchildren.
Personal condolences may be sent to the Richards family at
4040 SW Greenhills Way , Portland OR 97221-3206 ... (503) 248-6814
Should we receive any further information we will be sure to update our memorial site at http://pcnflightwest.blogspot.com/
~ Carol for the PCN
~ Carol for the PCN
Memorial blogspot http://pcnflightwest.blogspot.com/
Dave Richards is a good friend of mine and asked me to forward this death notice to you. As far as I know, there will be a family-only memorial service in mid-September. Also, there is no obit on the funeral home website or in the PDX newspaper.
Pat Richards - Wife of DL Capt G.D. (Dave) Richards (DFW/PDX)
Patricia ("Pat") Richards, wife of retired Delta Captain G.D. ("Dave") Richards, passed away after battling Alzheimer's disease for three years. Pat and Dave were married for 56 years and lived in the Dallas-Fort Worth area for 30 years before moving to Portland, Oregon in 1989. Pat loved the Pacific Northwest and was so inspired by its natural beauty that she became an artist and sold her paintings for many years. Pat is survived by Dave, three children (Cathy, David and Gabby), and five grandchildren (Josh, Patrick, Katie, McKenna and Mallory).
4040 SW Greenhills Way
Portland, OR 97221