Dr. Patrick F. Jewell


(from his obituary posted in the Albuquerque Journal on Dec. 23, 2018)

Dr. Patrick F. Jewell M.D., 84, died December 12, 2018 at his home in Lincoln, California.

Patrick was born March 26, 1934 in Detroit, Michigan an only child to Frank and Agnes Jewell.
In Michigan, he attended Detroit Public Schools, Clarkston High School, the University of Detroit and the University of Michigan Medical School. This was followed by an internship at Munson Hospital in Traverse City, Michigan, a General Surgery Residency at Northwestern University in Chicago and a Pediatric Surgery Fellowship at Children's Hospital of Michigan in Detroit.

He practiced for a short time at a small Methodist Hospital in Bolivia and served with the 1st Medical Battalion 1st Marine Division Da Nang, South Viet Nam.

Patrick practiced Pediatric Surgery in Grand Rapids, Michigan; Detroit, Michigan and Albuquerque, New Mexico. He was also a gardener, great cook, avid photographer with a great eye and a world traveler. His catch phase "Always Curious Never Bored" says it all!

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Susan. He has two sons, three daughters, five grandchildren and two great- grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers please send donations to the Children's Hospital of Michigan Foundation 3011 W. Grand Blvd. Suite 218 Detroit MI 48202 or the Sierra College Foundation Guardian Scholars Fund Sierra College Foundation 5100 Sierra College Blvd, Rocklin CA 95677.