Patricia Lee Carter
Patricia L. Carter, a longtime resident of the Skagit Valley, died peacefully, surrounded by family at her home in Mount Vernon on June 14, 2021. She was born in Elgin, Nebraska on September 27, 1928 to William and Catherine Thramer. She graduated from BEHS and attended various junior colleges that prepared her for work as a bookkeeper and secretary in Seattle and beyond. Seventy years ago this month, she met the love of her life, Charles Carter, and married soon thereafter on February 15, 1952. A life in the Navy brought them to so many wonderful locations. She devoted herself fully to her four sons: Robert, Rick, Ron and Rod. Ultimately retiring here in the valley, she reveled in...