Patricia Marie Krug was born in Portland, Oregon, the third child to Victoria and Stephen George. She attended Ascension Elementary and Mary Crest Catholic High School. In 1968. Patti graduated from Oregon State with a degree in Home Economics, married Leo Krug wearing a wedding dress she sewed herself, and started her career at Parkrose Heights Middle School. Patricia passed away after a courageous battle with Multi-Focal Motor Neuropathy spanning more than a decade. She is survived by Leo, three children: Stephen, Leah and Justin; grandchildren Addison and Kenny; and her older sisters Jean and Ann.