Patricia “Pat” Thelma Beers, 77, was born in Seattle in 1936, the granddaughter of the Chairman of the King County, Washington, Democratic Party during the “New Deal.” A graduate of Bellevue High School and the University of Washington, she taught school for several years, married Frank T. Beers III in 1957, and moved to Livermore, California after Frank’s graduation in 1959. She spent most of the 1960s working full-time as a stay-at-home mom, then moved with her family from Livermore to Las Vegas in 1972. She taught preschool at Trinity Methodist Church, earned her Masters in Counseling from UNLV in 1982, and was certified Marriage and Family Therapist for several more decades before retiring to Sun City Summerlin, though she and Frank spent many retirement years touring the Continent in an RV. She had a keen intellect and sense of humor.She is survived by her husband, Frank, their son, Bob (Sarah) Beers and daughter, Allison Smith and four grandchildren, all of Las Vegas. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a contribution to Sun City Charities, Inc., 10362 Sun City Boulevard, NV 89134.