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Patti was born in Oakland, CA and raised in San Lorenzo where she graduated from Arroyo High School in 1968. She matriculated San Jose State University after high school and graduated with a BA degree in 1973. Patti worked with children with special needs at Carlmont, Woodside and Menlo-Atherton high schools. She loved the children she worked with and they loved her. Patti was generous, kind, beautiful, thoughtful, artistic, loving, lovable, imaginative, creative, spiritual, a dreamer, sensitive, sensual and one of a kind. The world was a better place with her in it. She is survived by her husband Joe, son Kyle, daughter Kirsten, sister Cindy Scott and brothers Joe and Phil Martin.