OBITUARIES
California Lives: Every Thursday, read an obituary of a notable Californian from the archives
LOCAL OBITUARIES

Pat Derby | 1942-2013

Pat Derby, a former Hollywood animal trainer who later devoted her life to protecting and rescuing exotic and performing animals, died Friday of complications relating to throat cancer at her home in San Andreas, 70 miles southeast of Sacramento and the site of a sprawling, 2,300-acre animal sanctuary she helped establish. She was 70. Read obituary
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