Nursing Alumni Association
Patricia Schlicht 1951 - 2019
On Sunday, April 7, 2019, at the age 68 years old, Patricia (Patty) Schlicht passed away at home. She was surrounded by her loving family. Patty lost her battle with cancer. View obituary
Patricia was the quintessential embodiment of a Duquesne University Nursing Alumni. She served over 10 years on the Duquesne University Nursing Alumni Association Board. She worked tirelessly to promote the success of the Alumni Association. Patty attended Alumni Homecoming Champagne Brunches, fund raising dinners with nursing students, nursing graduations and networking events. She served to develop the minds, hearts, and spirits of nursing students and alumni. Patty shared her professional experiences as a staff nurse in a critical care unit, manager on two thoracic transplant surgical units and teacher in Staff Development Departments.
Patty delved into each project with enthusiasm. Hard work defined her. Patty interjected humor and wit in her daily conversations. She enjoyed a funny story and frequently shared her own children's various escapades. Patty truly believed everyone should be treated with dignity and respect. She loved Joe Quinn, her husband, children and grandchildren.
Patty will be remembered for her passion, laughter, Democratic politics, intelligence and storytelling. She believed in forgiving and lived a life observing her Catholic faith. Patty's legacy would be to become involved, fight for what you believe in and never give up.
In lieu of flowers, Patty and the family request that donations be made to the Patricia Schlicht Endowed Scholarship at Duquesne University.
To Donate by Check:
Make payable to Duquesne University (write in the memo: Patricia Schlicht Endowed Scholarship) and mail to:
Attn: Advancement Services
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15228
To Donate by Credit Card - call 412.396.5063 or:
Go to www.duq.edu/makeagift
Click on "Search Academic Area, Enter Other or Select Multiple"
Scroll down to "Other: Enter My Own Designation"
Type in "Patty Schlicht Endowed Scholarship" and complete the form below
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