PAT BEERS Patricia "Pat" Thelma Beers, 77, passed away March 30, 2013. She was born in Seattle in 1936, the granddaughter of the chairman of the King County, Washington Democratic Party during the "New Deal." A graduate of Bellevue High School and the University of Washington
, she taught school for several years, married Frank T. Beers III in 1957, and moved to Livermore, Calif. after Frank's graduation in 1959. She spent most of the 1960's working full-time as a stay-at-home mom, then moved with her family from Livermore to Las Vegas in 1972. She taught preschool at Trinity Methodist Church and earned her Master's in counseling from UNLV in 1982. She was a certified marriage and family therapist for several more decades before retiring to Sun City Summerlin, though she and Frank spent many retirement years touring the Continent in an RV. She had a keen intellect and sense of humor. She is survived by her husband, Frank; their son, Bob (Sarah) Beers; daughter, Allison Smith; and four grandchildren, all of Las Vegas. Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a contribution to Sun City Charities, Inc., 10362 Sun City Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89134.