On October 7 we suddenly and tragically lost Pat Raison, the kindest, funniest, and most generous person in our lives. Everyone who had the great honor to know him was better because of it.
He was not only a great man, but also a loving husband to Sarah; they were best friends and had an unparalleled connection. No two people could make each other happier or make each other laugh harder than Sarah and Pat.
Pat was most proud to be the father of two amazing little boys, Jack and Teddy, who turn three and one years old in December. He had a special bond with them. Pat was truly the dad that everyone dreams of having.
We set up this memorial fund in honor of Pat because we know his friends and family want to help his sons. Pat would be touched by the outpouring of love, and we know he would ask we direct our support to help create a happy and bright future for his sons. We hope these donations will help create a college fund, because we know Pat wanted to make sure his sons had all the opportunity to pursue their dreams.
We would also like to collect your memories of Pat so his sons can read about their dad's life through stories from his friends and family. Whenever a memory hits you, please feel free to send it to us; you can send multiple e-mails whenever the mood strikes. Funny, sad, off-beat, mundane: every memory is something they'll cherish and help them see different sides of their dad's life with his friends, family, and colleagues. We'll collect them over the next year and give them to his sons when they are older. Please send your memories to [email redacted]. You can share pics and videos on the Remembering Pat Raison FaceBook page.
If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact his sister-in-law, Jen Maurer: [email redacted].
With deepest gratitude,
Pat's family and friends
- Carlie Doebereiner
- Irene and Bernie Recede
- Benjamin and Mency Abanero
- Art and Paz Recede
- Mallory and Myrna Coleman
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