Patrick Kelan Higgins



Dr. Patrick Kelan Higgins from Merced, Calif., born on Sept. 25, 1952 to the late Tom and Ella Higgins, passed away at age 67 on Oct. 25, 2019 surrounded by loved ones at his home in Windsor, Calif.

Pat (aka, Rick) graduated from UC Davis in 1980 with a PhD in materials science and from Stanford University Graduate School of Business in 1986. He worked passionately in technology management for over 35 years and served on many nonprofit boards, including the North Bay Cancer Alliance.

Pat was preceded in death by his brother, Tom and is survived by his wife, Cindy; daughter, Tiffany; son, Spencer; brothers, Mike and Sean; sister, Lisa; and grandchildren, Kalena, Kelan, Devan and Jude. He was a loving husband, father and Poppo, an avid golfer and world traveler, and a faithful fan of the San Francisco 49ers, San Francisco Giants and Golden State Warriors.

In lieu of flowers, donations to North Bay Cancer Alliance or American Cancer Society in Pat’s honor are appreciated. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, Dec. 8 from 1-3 p.m. at Charlie’s Restaurant at the Windsor Golf Club, 1320 19th Hole Drive, Windsor, Calif. Family and friends are welcome to join.

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