Patricia Marie Anderson passed away on 4.22.22 with her family by her side after losing to her second battle with cancer. Patty was born 5.19.60 in Masson Illinois to her parents Wilma Caroline Bushue and Arthur LeRoy Spirakes. Her brother and two sisters moved around the country with the Navy until they eventually stationed in San Diego where she spent most of her childhood. Her family grew to a mixed family when she was 16, adding 4 Step brothers and 2 Step sisters.
Patty found herself surfing at an early age and always held a love for sun, sand, and water. In 1978 she moved to the Wood River Valley and traded in her surfboard and sand for a snowboard and power. She loved the outdoors, wakeboarding, biking, rollerblading, gardening and camping. She loved to laugh, and her smile was contagious.
Patty worked for the Masons at the Ketchum Grill for 30+ years. She met and inspired so many people over the years and patrons of the Ketchum Grill came back year after year to see her. She was known for her hard work, incredible taste in wine, and her smile.
Patty’s advice to all was to do everything you want to do… don’t wait and live life without regrets.
She is survived by her husband David J Anderson of Hailey, son John D Anderson of Hailey, daughter Camey Yeager, and precious granddaughter Adelaide Yeager of Coeur d’Alene.
Family planning a celebration of life early summer in Ketchum. Date to be announced at a later time.
In lieu of flowers, in Patty’s Name, we ask that you please donate to our wonderful Hospice and Palliative care of the Wood River Valley who was by our side every step of the way. PO Box 4320 Ketchum, Idaho 833340.