Our community lost a bright shining light on Monday, June 25, 2012, when Pati Cox, after a courageous, six month battle with T-cell Lymphoma, passed away. Pati was surrounded by her loving family.
Patricia (Pati) Anne Keyes Cox, was born on February 13, 1954 in Ridgewood, New Jersey. She moved with her family to San Bernardino, California in 1967.
Pati married William (Bill) Cox in 1981 and they moved to Mentone, CA. She worked for Valley Preparatory School in Redlands, and retired after 22 years of administrative service. Pati and Bill moved to Incline Village in 2005.
Pati was active in the local community and belonged to the North Lake Tahoe Community Health Care Auxiliary, where she served as Treasurer for the past three years., She was also a member the Women's Club of North Tahoe helping with their annual Fashion Show fundraiser. Pati had become an avid bridge player, and had made so many friends with her warm and outgoing personality. She will be greatly missed.
Pati is survived by her husband of 31 years William P. (Bill) Cox of Incline Village, her mother Bettyann Gull of San Marcos, CA, brothers Larry (Monica) Keyes of Dublin, CA and Greg Keyes of Encinitas, CA, her sister-in-law Joan Rehfeldt (Mike) of Devore, CA. Also her nieces, Grace, and Elliott Keyes of Encinitas, CA and Olivia Keyes of Dublin, CA. Pati's aunt and uncle, Richard (Dick) and Joan Tice of Incline Village and several cousins and friends who loved her so.
A Memorial Service will be held this Saturday,, June 30, 2012, 10 AM at Aspen Grove Park, off of Lakeshore Blvd in Incline Village.
The Neptune Society is handling funeral arrangements. The family desires that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made in her name to the North Lake Tahoe Community Heath Care Auxiliary (Hospital Women's Auxiliary,) 880 Alder Ave, Incline Village, NV 89451.