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Patricia Skoglund

August 31, 1955 — September 17, 2022

Patricia “Patti” Skoglund {Fernandez}) died peacefully after a long battle with cancer on September 17, 2022 in Durango, CO at the age of 67.

Patti was born on August 31,1955 in Seattle, Washington to Don and Nancy Fernandez. She was the second of 6 children. She graduated from Adam State University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree then continued on to her Masters in Speech Pathology. She married Dave Skoglund, the love of her life and best friend in August of 1980. They resided in Leadville, CO, then resided in Idaho, and Durango, CO, finally settling in Hesperus, CO. Patti and Dave welcomed their daughter Stephanie on December 16, 1988.

Patti worked at BOCES where she strongly advocated for all children in this area. Her coworkers remember and admire her for her determination and dedication to her job.

Patti is survived by her husband of 42 years, Dave Skoglund and her daughter, Stephanie Skoglund. She is also survived by sisters Shannon (James) McCumber, Casper, WY; Leslie (Mark) Beatty, Phoenix, AZ; Blair (Sam) Fernandez-Haynie, Alamosa, CO. She was preceded in death by her parents Don and Nancy Fernandez, Alamosa, CO; sister, Dawn Williams, Denver, CO; brother, Robert Fernandez, Granby ,CO.

A celebration of life will be set for a later date. Condolences can be sent to 2913 County RD 126 Hesperus, CO 81326.










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