FormerTolucaLakeandStudioCityresident Patrick Joseph McGivern passed away on July 10 inIndio,Calif., at the age of 59.
Patrick was a graduate of theBuckleySchool, received his BS in Public Administration from The University of Southern California, and his MS in School Management and Administration fromPepperdineUniversity. He was a teacher in theLos AngelesUnifiedSchool Districtfor 22 years. He relocated toPalmDesertto become a full-time caregiver to his mother, and moved there permanently in 2005.
Patrick was a life-long learner with a quest for knowledge and understanding of all things. He was also an accomplished artist and musician.
He was predeceased by his father, author William P. McGivern, his sister Megan McGivern Shaw, and his mother, author Maureen Daly McGivern. He is survived by his nephews Tony Shaw of West Toluca Lake, and Nicholas Shaw of La Crescenta, and his aunt Sheila Daly White of New York City, many cousins, and numerous friends.
A memorial service was held on Aug. 5 inIndio,Calif.