Gordon Patterson, You Will Be Missed

1 Comment » Written on September 23rd, 2009 by
Categories: Alumni, Media, Pray For MU, Students

PattersonGordon Patterson, 1984 Graduate Certificate Alum, entered into the presence of the Savior on Tuesday afternoon, September 15, 2009. He was hit by a car while riding his bicycle home from work. He is survived by his wife Carolyn (Carrie) Grafe Patterson, 1980 Alum, and three children, Caleb (22), Julia (19) who is a freshman at Multnomah Bible College, and Jonathan (14).

090916_candlelight_vigilGordon was a very popular teacher at Hudson Bay High School in Vancouver, Washington - following the accident, the students there held a candlelight vigil. See video at the end of this post.

News Stories

So much has been reported on this accident that we decided to give you a link to search results about it.

Google News Search Results

Public Memorial Service

  • Wednesday, September 23, 2009
  • 7:00 PM
  • Hudson Bay High School Gymnasium
  • Map

Video of Student Candle Light Vigil

Please pray with us as we consider Mr. Patterson's wife, children, and students.

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One Response to “Gordon Patterson, You Will Be Missed”

To me, he was just Uncle Gordon. Now, I realize how much I was close and loved him. I miss him. I love you, Uncle Gordon!