Patrick Joseph Burns passed peacefully on Nov. 13, 2020. His daughter, Jacquie, was with him to help him transition.
He was born on Dec. 8, 1941, in Lancaster, Calif.
Patrick was a longtime resident of Trinity County who supported the arts and literature in the Bay Area and Trinity County.
He was an avid “pay it forward” proponent and a Soka Gakkai International (S.G.I.) practitioner of Nichiren Buddhism.
He was succeeded by his daughters Jacqueline Burns and Bonnie Guarino (Matt). Also by his significant
other, Donna Conrad.