In Memory of Brian Patterson ’65

BRIAN L. PATTERSON ’65 of Santa Cruz, New Mexico, died Nov. 14, 2022. At Ripon, he majored in biology and participated in Theta Chi/Alpha Omega Alpha. He earned a master of business administration from Northwestern University. He served as a captain in the U.S. Air Force, worked in the financial industry in the Twin Cities of Minnesota, and in computer programming for Analysts International and Medtronic. He found great joy in the outdoors, including watersports, camping, hiking, fishing, skiing and biking. He enjoyed traveling to participate in birding. He was a devoted woodworker and enjoyed building and fixing things. He volunteered with the Rio Arriba Adult Literacy Program, Española Community Market and Camino de Paz School and Farm. Survivors include his wife, Denise Wilder; and three sons.

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Brian Patterson '65