October 18, 1960 - May 11, 2020
Traverse City - Laurie Ann Patrick, 59, of Traverse City passed away unexpectedly Monday, May 11, 2020 at her home in Traverse City. Laurie was born on Tuesday, October 18, 1960 to the late Donald and Jean (Hardenburgh) MacAulay in Alpena. She grew up there with her three brothers and sister. She attended Alpena schools, graduating in 1978. She then attended Northwestern Michigan College in Traverse City where she earned her degree in nursing. She married Allen R. Patrick on September 23, 1988 in Ossineke. Laurie was a loving, caring and a generous person to all her family and friends. That carried over into her professional life as a registered nurse specializing in oncology. She spent most of her 30 year career at Munson Medical Center and most recently at the Cowell Family Cancer Center. Laurie was a strong advocate with unlimited compassion for all the people she cared for. Laurie also held membership in the Oncology Nursing Society. More than anything she loved her family and friends and sought every opportunity to be with them. She was especially fond of her nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. Family was her everything. She was also a loving companion to all dogs and loved spending time in nature with her beloved chocolate lab Charlotte. Survivors include her husband, Al; her siblings, Randy MacAulay of Ossineke, Robert (Cathy) MacAulay of Chesterfield Township, Gary (Holly) MacAulay of Traverse City and Donna MacAulay of Ossineke. Also surviving are her beloved nieces and nephews, Hilary, Ian, Eric and Lindsay and her great nieces Hannah and Hailee and great nephew Gavin. Laurie was preceded in death by her parents. Due to the current stay at home order, graveside services will be held at Evergreen Cemetery in Alpena at a later time. Laurie specifically asked that she be remembered through the Women's Cancer Fund, c/o Munson Healthcare Foundations, 1150 Medical Campus Drive, Traverse City, MI 49684 (www.munsonhealthcare.org) or to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society , 2922 Fuller Ave. NE, Suite 114, Grand Rapids, MI 49505 (www.lls.org). Please share your favorite memories of Laurie with her family by visiting her online tribute page at www.reynolds-jonkhoff.com.
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