Patricia K. Rowe
September 5, 1949 to February 11, 2011
Patricia K. (Mickey) Linder Rowe who was raised in La Canada/Flintridge and lived in Big Bear Lake passed away Friday after a lengthy illness at the age of 61. She was surrounded by her priest, family and friends.
Pat is survived by her husband, Kieth, her mother, Mary Jane Linder and her two sisters, Colleen Underwood and Laura Beyer as well as 6 nieces and nephews.
From a young age Pat was always a high achieving person who strived and attained excellence in every endeavor she attempted. She attended Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy High School, California Polytechnic at San Luis Obispo, earned her Bachelors of Science degree and then continued at Point Loma University where she completed her Masters Degree, in Education.
Pat and Kieth met at Cal Poly, married then took a world tour before settling in Big Bear in 1976. Pat worked for the local newspaper and eventually took a teaching position at Big Bear High School. She specialized in English, computer science and developed a Graphic Arts ROP program.