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Gretchen Davidson

Patricia Ann Sturdy Beekler (D’Agostino)

September 19, 1935 - June 21, 2020

We created this memorial to celebrate the life of Patricia Sturdy Beekler as we won’t be able to gather together in celebration of her life until 2021 due to covid 19. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial.

Patricia Ann Sturdy was born in Hollywood, CA on September 19th, 1935 to Paul Sturdy and Zara Zunzich Sturdy. She passed away on June 21, 2020 from complications due to Alzheimer’s disease and Covid-19. Pat grew up in San Jose and San Francisco, CA. When the family moved to Carmel, CA she attended Carmel high school for her first two years. The family then moved to Sacramento and Pat graduated from Sacramento high school. From there...  see more
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  • Cheryl Spater
    A beautiful Lady is now smiling with the angels! She left all she knew with a part of her spirit and soul. I cherish the time I spent with her. Her smile and laugh was contagious. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this sad time. Hugs and...  more
  • Kathy McKelvey
    I grew up down the street from Gretchen in Victoria and have so many wonderful memories of summer days and nights spent there and at the Rockport beach house. Your mom was such a fun, energetic person and was always welcoming to all of your friends and...  more
  • The Freeman family has some great memories of Pat and her family when they lived in Victoria. My oldest brother Scott and her son Zach were good friends . These two started life time hobby of surfing. To this day my brother still surfs. Their hobby was...  more
  • Barrie Fox Morgan
    Patty and my mother, Gail, were friends during high school in Sacramento. It was the beginning of a life-long relationship that included Pat introducing Gail to the man who became my father; being "TriDelts," sorority sisters at UC Berkeley; supporting...  more
  • Lisa Williams
    I have so many memories of when I met my new friend Gretchen in sixth grade, who had moved here to Marin with her family from Texas. I met Pat, and immediately felt welcomed in her home. She was always so curious about what was going on in my life, and...  more
  • Sara and Paul  Solomon
    I have fond memories growing up down the street from Gretchen and her family in Victoria. Friday nights at their house included Patti’s famous hot dogs, Mac and cheese dinner! She always welcomed everyone who came over (some of us just about lived...  more
  • Judy Lewenthal Daniel
    I met Pat through Gretchen upon their arrival in Kentfield. She was fervently independent, loved her kids fiercely, and always had a bead on what was going on. Nothing slipped past her (well… almost nothing. Not going to tell any of Gretchen's secrets...  more
  • Scott Davidson
    Gretchen, Kendall, Connor, Dick, Zack, & Katie,

    While sometimes painful to remember, I mostly find myself smiling at my memories of Pat. Her laughter, her late-night raids on the refrigerator (look out crab), even her "mad walk" just...  more
  • Beth Osberg
    Any chance to get everyone together was a chance Pat never missed! When Angela visited from Chicago we did things together. One summer it was a trip to Marine World Africa USA. Another summer it was a trip to Yosemite with Gretchen, Kendall and Connor....  more
  • Allison Delman
    The first time I met Pat was at my brother-in-law's wedding in 1989. Pat had very very generously offered to host Rick & Lucy's reception in her San Rafael home, on what turned out to be a very windy day in May, toppling a few outdoor tables. Kids...  more
  • Beth Osberg
    Dad and Lynn used to meet Dick and Pat at the Slanted Door for lunch (long lunches!) Each couple would take the ferry and arrive at the Ferry Building in San Francisco at about the same time. Uncle Dick, I forgot what you and Dad had to drink this day...  more
  • Beth Osberg
    We will always cherish the time we spent at family gatherings with Dick and Pat; like this meal in our dining room
  • Dick, Gretchen,Kendall, Connor, Zack, Katie and the rest of the Clan,

    What a painful lose for those left behind. We remember Pat as an enthusiastic, full of joy for life, adventurous spirit. She seemed to always be ready to jump into anything with a...  more
  • Shirley Silvestri
    Patty and I go back to Tri-Delt days. We shared many happy memories during our Marin days as single divorced ladies. My favorite travel memory was helping Pat and Dick plan their wedding while on safari in Kenya - we weren't sure until the last minute...  more
  • Karen Wold
    Dear Dick,
    I am so sorry for your loss. Pat was special.
    What I remember most about Pat is her smile - it was a great reflection of who she was.
    WIth love, Karen Wold
  • susan cain
    Zack, Gretchen and Kate,
    The picture of your mom in the window seat brought me to my knees. Both the obituary photo & the window seat capture her grace, beauty, spark, style and glamour. She was all of those things and more, I remember her laugh...  more
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  • Robin D
    We have such wonderful memories of Pat and are grateful she was part of our lives. She will live on in our hearts always. Love to you all ❤️ Robin, Daniel, Alberto, Mario
  • Beth Osberg
    Beth Osberg added 3 photo(s) to the memorial Patricia Ann Sturdy Beekler (D’Agostino):
  • Linda Evans
    Gretchen, I first met your mom after we met in high school. I thought she was so cool, funny independent and had tons of energy. She passed all those good things on to you. I am so sorry for your loss. I am holding you close in my heart.
  • Joanna Meis
    Dear Zack, Gretchen and Kate, I was so sorry to hear your sad news about your Mom. She had the greatest smile and stood out among the parents. I was too young to be able to put my finger on why, maybe it was her adventurous spirit, but she had a joy and...  more
  • Gretchen Davidson
  • Gretchen Davidson
    Gretchen Davidson added 3 photo(s) to the memorial Patricia Sturdy Beekler: