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Obituary: Patricia Gambell Aug. 23, 1924 – Sept. 23, 2017

on October 11, 2017 - 1:14pm
PATRICIA GAMBELL Aug. 23, 1924 – Sept. 23, 2017
 
Longmont, Colorado - Mrs. Patricia “Pat” Gambell died Sept. 23, 2017 at the age of 93.
 
Born Patricia Ann James on August 23, 1924 in Erie Pennsylvania, daughter of Pauline Lynn and Stephen James.
 
After High School, Pat completed a college degree in music. Pat played the violin, the piano and her favorite instrument, her beloved Viola da Gamba. Pat later moved to Los Alamos, NM to teach.
 
While teaching music in Los Alamos, Pat met fellow teacher Horace Wright Gambell. They were married in Erie, PA Aug. 12, 1961 at the First Methodist church. Together they enjoyed exploring many countries, raising a basset hound “Chester” and being involved in the local Arts.
 
Pat moved to Colorado in August 2014 from her beloved town of Los Alamos, NM and resided at The Bridge of Longmont, CO.
 
Pat loved traveling, playing bridge, mint chocolate chip ice cream, Native American art, early music and touring museums. Pat is survived by her two stepsons - Neil Gambell of Arizona and Bruce Gambell of Colorado, multiple grandchildren and great grandchildren.
 
In lieu of flowers, please support a local orchestra or attend a local performance.
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