Dorene B. H. Reid

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Pat Hansen, Deseret News
Dorene Patricia "Pat" Boyle Hansen Reid was born in Beaver, Utah, to Abe and Ora Boyle on June 21, 1932. She was raised in Long Beach and then graduated from Jordan High School. She then studied Physical Education for Dance and English at Brigham Young University and graduated in 1955. She loved dance and community theatre and passed that love onto her descendants. Prior to graduating Pat married Doug Hansen in the St. George Temple in 1953 and a few years after that, when Doug finished his baseball career with the Cleveland Indians, they moved to Orem, Utah. They had eight children and also a nephew whom they considered as "their own." In 1999 Doug passed away.

In 2002-2003 Pat used her English minor and traveled to Beijing China to teach English to university students. She had to return a few months early, though, due to the outbreak of SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome). In October of 2003 Pat married Robert Reid and they spent four years together before his passing in 2007.

On February 3, 2012 Pat died peacefully, surrounded by her loving family.

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