Patricia J. Ring, of Eugene, Ore., passed away on Friday, November 4, 2011. She was born September 23, 1928, in Portland, Ore., to Harold and Genveive (Long) Vaughn.
On September 9, 1950, in Corvallis, Ore., Patricia married Ronald L. Ring Jr. They lived for many years in Medford, Ore., until his death in 2007.
She worked as an administrative assistant for the Oregon State University School of Engineering. She attended St. Mary Catholic Church in Corvallis.
Patricia is survived by Theresa Ring, of Eugene, Ore.; Rebecca Jackson, of Anchorage, Alaska; Ronald Ring, of Portland, Ore.; and Virginia Berggren, of Eugene, Ore.
A private family graveside service will be held at St. Mary Cemetery in Corvallis. Memorial donations may be made to the Susan G. Komen Foundation or to the American Cancer Society.
Arrangements are by Poole-Larsen Funeral Home, Eugene, Ore., 541-484-1435.