Patrick Robert Galligan, 43, passed away August 10, 2012. Patrick is survived by his mother, Elizabeth Colbert; brothers, Christopher Galligan and Tiimothy Galligan; sister, Bridget Whitted; and stepbrothers, Franklin Colbert, Cyrus Colbert, Benjamin Colbert, Alex Colbert, and Ian Colbert.

Born July 4, 1969, in Detroit, Mich., Patrick was raised in Oakland County, Mich., and graduated from Brother Rice High School. He lived in Detroit and San Diego, Calif. before moving and settling in Ashland, Ore.

With a wonderful sense of humor, Patrick loved being active and pursued skiing, surfing, and biking. Possessing a love of people, he befriended anyone who crossed his path. Patrick loved life and life loved him. He could make anyone laugh. His bright spirit will be terribly missed.

Services will be held Thursday, August 16, 2012, at 4:30 at Litwiller-Simonsen Funeral Home.