Patricia Jean MacDowell, 83, of Ashland, Ore., passed away Thursday, December 8, 2011, at a Medford Adult Foster Care Home.

Patricia was born March 30, 1928, in Los Angeles, Calif., the daughter of Edith and William MacDowell, and has lived in Ashland most of her life.

She is survived by several nieces and nephews.

Arrangements under the direction of Litwiller Simonsen Funeral Home and Crematory, Ashland. www.litwillersimonsen.com