To view a video tribute for Patricia J. McLean, please click here.\n“We Love You”\nOur beautiful sister, aunt, loving friend and professional co-worker, Patricia J. McLean, passed away at St. Mark’s Hospital on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2006 of pneumonia and respiratory failure. She was born in Rock Springs, WY on Feb. 20, 1939 to Murdock M. and Beatrice (Lorenzon) McLean. She grew up in Superior, WY. Her family moved to Rock Springs in 1955 and she graduated from Rock Springs High in 1957. She received her education in Radiologic Technology at Salt Lake General Hospital School of Medicine, receiving her registration in 1959. She later went on to become registered in Nuclear Medicine and Mammography.\nPatty worked for Dr. Donald Bailey before joining the staff at St. Mark’s Hospital in the early 1960’s. During her years there, she was Department Head of Nuclear Medicine, Assistant-Director of Radiology and Director of Education of the St. Mark’s School of Radiologic Technology where her students always graduated having test scores in the upper 90% nationwide. In 1990 she left St. Mark’s to join the staff at Holy Cross Hospital to take the position of Director of Breast Care Services at the Women’s Center. She held that position for 8 years, then returned to St. Mark’s Hospital in 1998 to work in the Women’s Center in mammography, retiring in 2004.\nDuring her professional career, Patty belonged to the Utah Society of Radiologic Technologists, holding many positions, including 2 terms as President and Chairman of the Board. She also belonged to the American Society of Radiologic Technologists and the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Patty represented the State of Utah to the Northwest Conference of Radiologic Technologists, serving a four-year term as their President. Currently, Patty served as Chairman of the Utah State Professional Licensing Board—a position appointed by the governor.\nPatty was known as a highly educated professional and educator throughout the U.S. and the western part of Canada, and was a friend to all! Among her favorite activities were camping along the Hoback River in Wyoming, spending time with her family and visiting Wendover, Nevada. She is survived by her sister, Teresa M. (Robert) Ramsey of Hooper, UT; a half sister, Sharon M. (Charles) Anderson of Oak Ridge, TN; her aunt, Alice Balog, Pinedale, WY; uncles, Ray and Rondo Lorenzon of Rock Springs, WY and Rudy Pivik of Rock Springs, WY; a niece, Michelle (Richard) Pilarczyk of Hooper, UT; nephew, Mark (Kim) Ramsey of West Haven, UT; and many other cousins; great-nieces and nephews; whom she all loved. She is preceded in death by her parents and grandparents.\nThere will be a visitation and viewing at Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 So. State Street, Thursday, Jan. 12, 2006 from 6-7 p.m. with a rosary recited at 7:00 p.m. The funeral mass will be held Friday, Jan. 13, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Vincent’s de Paul Catholic Church, 1375 E. Spring Lane (5195 So.) Salt Lake City, UT.\nAdditional Services and burial will be held in Rock Springs, WY on Friday and Saturday.\nIn lieu of flowers, memorial gifts can be made to establish a fund for scholarships for x-ray students in memory of Patty. Those gifts can be made to her sister, Teresa.