Patricia Danforth Carnes

March 17, 1940 - May 19, 2011 

Patricia Danforth Carnes

March 17, 1940 - May 19, 2011 

Obituary for Patricia Danforth Carnes

Patricia Danforth Carnes of Tucson received her angel wings on May 19, 2011. Pat was born in Tacoma, Washington on March 17, 1940 to the late Munroe and Opal Danforth. She was the oldest of four daughters. Pat graduated from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma with a Bachelor's degree in Political Science. She received her Masters Degree in Guidance and Counseling from University of Oklahoma in 1964. Pat began her career as a Resident Counselor at the University of FL. In 1972, Pat moved to Arizona, where she began her mental health career. She spent her life helping others through her work at West Center, La Frontera, CARF and Compass Health Care. Over her 40 year career, Pat was recognized many times for her dedication to the Tucson community, including the Robert Moore Lifetime Achievement Award. Pat is survived by her daughter, Sarah Parish; grandchildren, Hailey, Terry and Lily of Tucson; son, William Carnes; grandchildren, Kayleigh, Kathryn and Tanner of Atlanta, GA; sister, Jody Romano of Palm Desert, CA; sister, Kay Iams of Eatonville, WA. A celebration of Pat's life will be held over the summer. Arrangements will be announced. Our heartfelt gratitude is expressed to family and friends who supported Pat during her illness. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to Compass Health Care or the Brewster Center for Women and Children. Arrangements entrusted to ADAIR FUNERAL HOMES, Avalon Chapel (742-7901).

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