Patricia Suzanne Blake

November 12, 1956May 18, 2016

Patricia Suzanne Blake Patty Blake, 59, of La Mesa, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at home, after a long battle with ALS. She was born November 12, 1956, in San Diego. Patty graduated from Kearny High School in 1974. On December 17, 1977, she married Alan Blake in San Diego. Patty enjoyed crafts and cooking, and raising her two daughters. Patty played handbells for many years with the San Diego Harmony Ringers and always enjoyed the annual 'December Nights' celebration in Balboa Park. She also sang in the choir at College Avenue Baptist Church, and enjoyed music of all kinds. For years, Patty blogged about her journey with ALS and inspired others with her courage and faith. Patty is survived by her husband Alan, mother Margaret Leger of La Mesa, siblings Vivian Osborn of Ramona, Doug (Keryn) Leger of San Diego, Judi (David) Southwell of Thornton, Colorado, and Chuck Leger of Vero Beach, Florida, and daughters Meridith (Jeremy) Vann of San Diego and Kristina (Jorge) Palomino of Chula Vista.


  • Graveside Service

    Friday, June 3, 2016


Patricia Suzanne Blake

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Susan Nicole

May 20, 2016

May the light shine on Alan and his daughters to keep them awash in the light that Patty always radiated.