Patrick Swayze’s beloved mother Patsy Swayze passed away at her home in Simi Valley, Calif Monday evening after suffering a stroke at the age of 86. Mrs. Swayze’s death comes just 2days after Patrick’s 4th death anniversary. Patsy Swayze leaves behind her sons Sean, Donnie and daughter in-law Jami Swayze.
“Patsy’s been ready to go for a long time, especially after “Buddy” (her husband) had died and Vicky (her daughter) committed suicide,”
Patsy Swayze’s Biography.-
Patrick Swayze’s adorable and talented mother was born Patricia Yvonne Helen Karnes on February 7, 1927 in Harris County, Texas.
Patsy Swayze got married on 6 August 1944 to Jesse Wayne Swayze born in 1925. Jesse was a engineering draftsman with whom she had 5 children; Donald “Donnie” born on August 10, 1958 in Texas, Patrick born on August 18, 1952, Vickie Lynn born on Jun. 8, 1949 who committed suicide on Dec. 2, 1994, Sean born on October 13, 1962 and Bambi Swayze her youngest who was just four when they adopted her from Korea.
Patsy Swayze a renowned dancer with more than 50 years of experience , her dancing studio is located near her home in Simi Valley, CA before that she taught at University of Houston for 18 years while in Houston she founded the Houston Jazz-Ballet Company. where she also served as director. Mrs. Swayze was also choreographer, and award winning choreographer.
She was the choreographer of hit motion pictures as “Urban Cowboy, Thelma & Louise, Liar’s Moon, Younger and Younger, Problem Child 3, Letters from a Killer, Hope Floats, Picnic and One Last Dance.
Patsy Swayze who was also a member of the Silver Foxes starred in their Power Pilates video and Swayze Dancing which she also directed.
Mr. Jesse Swayze passed away on 2 November 1982 of a heart attack, he was buried next to Vickie where Patrick also asked to be buried and where Patsy’s name lies next to her beloved Jesse.