Patti grew up in Brownsville, TX and moved to Memphis, TN after high school. She earned a BA in Accounting and an MBA in Finance at Memphis State University. Patti and Ed were married in Memphis in June 1979. They moved to Tampa in 1991 for Ed’s allergy fellowship. In 1994 they moved to Ocala. they have 3 adult children and 3 grandsons. Patti and Ed have attended CTKA since November 2019.