Longtime Santa Fe and Arizona resident, bon vivant, and man-about-town, Patrick Henry Bollinger, passed away early on September 12, 2017. An avid photographer, sculptor, painter, artisan, Chinese Medicine & Qigong practitioner, Patrick had a passionate and creative spirit. His infectious laugh and personality drew many friends. Patrick graduated from Sunnyslope High School, Phoenix, AZ and attended the University of Arizona, Tucson, studying photography.
Patrick worked as an artisan and photographer at Bollinger Atelier & Arizona Bronze, Tempe, Arizona and at Shidoni Foundry, The Art Foundry, and Santa Fe Bronze in Santa Fe.
Born to Miles and Lydia Bollinger on August 22, 1966, Patrick is preceded in passing by Miles Bollinger, his father, and brothers Miles Steven Bollinger and Jon Edward Bollinger.
Patrick is survived by Lydia, his Mother, brothers David Michael Bollinger (Cindy), Robert Daniel Bollinger (Lisa), and Thomas Jefferson Bollinger (Kim Nikolaev), eight Nieces & Nephews, sixteen Grand Nieces and Nephews, and many Uncles, Aunts, & Cousins.
Donations to the Spina Bifida Foundation* and Miles H. Bollinger Scholarship Fund, Dickinson State University Heritage Foundation**, Dickinson, ND.
Celebrations of Patrick's Life will be held in Santa Fe and Scottsdale in the coming weeks.