Originally Published: October 9, 2016 5:58 a.m.
Patricia Smart Alward died October 5, 2016. She was born in Glendale, California to M. Carson and Albra Smart on June 17, 1925. She graduated from the University of Southern California in Occupational Therapy and worked in pediatrics in Southern California until her retirement. She then attended the Laguna School of Art to study wood and stone sculpture. She continued to work wood, stone and welded metal after moving to Prescott in 1988 with her husband Frank (Peter). She was pre-deceased by her parents, her husband and her son, Steven Alward. She is survived by daughter Lesley Alward of Prescott, son David (Tina) Alward of Redmond, Oregon, grandson Mark Alward of Bellevue, Washington and brother William Smart of Newberg, Oregon.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts for the Yavapai College Sculpture Garden can be sent to the Arizona Community Foundation of Yavapai County (ACFYP), 300 E. Willis St., Prescott, AZ 86301.
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