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Robert E. Patrick

Cedar Rapids

Robert E. Patrick passed away July 15, 2020, peacefully after a very long illness with cancer and AL amyloidosis (a rare protein disorder), which also affected his lungs and heart. He was 67 years old.
Susan and Bob can't thank his numerous doctors and staff of Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago enough that helped Bob make it as far as he did. He was under constant treatment from March 2010 until his passing.
Most of all, Bob would like to thank his wife, Susan, for never leaving his side when he was hospitalized numerous times. Her prayers and dedication made life all the more precious and worthwhile. They were married Oct. 15, 1983 in Peoria, Ill.
Bob graduated from Washington High School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, in 1971. He attended Iowa State University for his Bachelor of Science and Nova Southeastern University for his MBA. He was a member of Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity at Iowa State University and held numerous leadership positions including pledge educator, vice president and president.
Bob's survivors include his wife, Susan; sister-in-law, Barbara (David) Hanger; nieces, Lauren Hanger (fiance Jeffery Bernstein), Lindsay (Christopher) McCulloch, and their children, Calvin, Morgan and Hailey; cousins, Terri Brennan, Robyn (Steve) Marvaso, and their son, Charlie, Brian Brennan; and uncle, Gerald Cacy.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Erna Patrick; father, George Patrick; and his brother, George Patrick III.
He will be cremated and his ashes spread at a later date with a private Celebration of Life to follow.
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