Patrick Manuel Gallegos

September 28, 1945September 7, 2018

Patrick M. Gallegos born September 28, 1945 to Joseph and Rose Gallegos, passed away in the early hours on September 7, 2018. Patrick’s was one of 6 brothers Ruben, Paul (deceased), Vincent (deceased), Ricky, and Robert (deceased). He also had two lovely sisters Shirley and Paula. Patrick married and had two sons Bryan Patrick (deceased) and Shawn Michael. His family was large not only in numbers but with enough love to encompass all who came in contact with them. Patrick had the love of many nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Patrick graduated from Granger High School and then attend the University of Utah where he received a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and a Master’s in Business Administration. He was employed with Evans and Sutherland, and after retirement worked as a substitute teacher. He enjoyed playing golf and maintained a vigorous workout schedule. His true love, however, was writing children’s books and stories often presenting a close resemblance to a family member.

Patrick will be missed by his family, friends and acquaintances. His pain has been removed and peace has settled in, beauty now surrounds him.

A viewing will be held on, Thursday, September 13th, 2018, from 10:00AM to 11:30AM at Wasatch Lawn Mortuary, 3401 S. Highland Drive, SLC, Utah, with a graveside service to follow.


  • Shawn Michael Gallegos, Son
  • Patrick is also survived by many other family members who will cherish his memory.


  • Viewing Thursday, September 13, 2018
  • Graveside Service Thursday, September 13, 2018

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