Patricia ‘Pat’ Wright
Patricia ‘Pat’ Wright (1952-2017) was born on 1 May in Sunderland and raised in South Hetton, Hartlepool, and Seaton Carew. She was an only child. After training as a primary school teacher, she went on to spend 30 years as a special educational needs teacher, in the later years becoming the Coordinator of Special Needs at Campion School in Leamington. She and her husband Alan were married for 40 years, but neither wished to have children. Pat and Alan shared a love of music and of the Norfolk Broads, the latter of which Alan introduced to Pat on their honeymoon. Pat died on 9 October 2017, aged 65.