Patricia Barrow Marcus

Patricia Barrow Marcus died peacefully on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2023.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Samuel Marcus.

Pat is survived by her sister Cissy of Fort Myers, Florida; her children Jordan of Pine Top, Arizona, and Jennifer (Doug) of Miamisburg, Ohio; her grandson Sam; and several nephews and nieces. Pat also is survived by her grand dogs, grand cats and grand bearded dragon with whom she would have daily video chats.

Pat was born in Cortland, New York, to Elliott G. Barrow and Densia Barrow. She was raised in Granville, New York, and was a graduate of Granville High School. Pat graduated from Green Mountain College in Vermont. After graduating college, Pat moved to New York City to work as an assistant for a radio station. She then moved to Texas to set up a radio station for a short period before moving to Tucson, Arizona, where she met the love of her life, Samuel. They were married on Oct. 2, 1960, and shortly after moved to Nogales, Arizona. There they ran their successful department store and raised their two children Jordan, and Jennifer.

Pat and Sam spent many years traveling the world together, making new friends and enjoying their love for the arts and culture.

The family wishes everyone to know that Pat was a very loving and caring matriarch of the family.

The family would like to thank “Team Pat” for all the help and care they gave Pat. Thank you to Sarah, Nicole, Natalie and Amy. The family would also like to thank Pat’s long-time caregiver Laurie who was a loyal and loving caregiver to the very end.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Autism Speaks at or to your local animal shelter. You can reach out to the family by email at [email protected].