Patty M. Norman: 1935-2019
Last updated 6/12/2019 at Noon
Patty M. Norman, age 83, passed away peacefully at her home in Edmonds on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. Patty was born in Nebraska to Ruth Waterman and John Mellquist.
Raised on the Olympic Peninsula, Patty's local roots ran deep. She attended North Kitsap High, WSU, U of W and WWU in pursuit of her Teaching Degree. Patty taught in Northshore, Edmonds and Everett school districts, inspiring children and earning the Washington Award for Excellence in Education in 1992.
She also founded and operated The Crayon Connection with two of her colleagues, creating innovative learning materials for...