Patsy Jo (Wright) Watts, beloved mother, grandmother, sister and aunt passed away at home at the age of 72 early Friday morning, April 17, 2020. She was born in Mountain Grove, Missouri to Herman and Joan Wright; one of five children. She married Frank Watts on November 16, 1963 and they bought a house and settled in Redondo Beach, California in 1971 where they raised two children. Patsy worked for Redondo Beach Unified School District for 27 years and was a volunteer for many years with Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and the PTA. She was preceded in death by her husband Frank Watts in 2001 and her brother Charles Wright in 1990. She is survived by her daughter Barbara (Kurt Whittaker), son Mark (Lissa) her 3 grandchildren Dillon, Mason and Jameson, in addition to her brother Steve (Pam), brother Jim (Angie), sister Peggy (Joe Bryant) and their children. In lieu of flowers, you can make a donation to Susan G. Koman Breast Cancer Foundation. A celebration of Patsy’s life will be scheduled in the Fall.

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  1. My prayers our with the entire family at this time of sorrow. Worked with your mom at the school district and know even if she is in a better place the lost is with you. Condolences to all of you. Know she will live with all of you in your hearts and memories forever.

  2. Dear Barbara, Mark, Peggy, Steve & Jim,
    My prayers are with you. I was shocked to read of Pat’s passing. Our first 9 years in the RBUSD Special Ed. department were together. She took the cooking 10 lb turkey out of our oven the day I had an emergency C-section! She spoke often of each of you with pride. May her common sense, humor, and love for each of you bring you laughter, joy and peace. Please let me know when her memorial will be held.

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