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Patricia Bergqvist was born in 1933 and after school joined the Foreign Office. In 1954 she was posted to Beirut where she met her husband, Tim. Tim and Patricia were married in 1957 and led an interesting life living in Lebanon, Ghana and Italy. In 1969 they returned to England to raise their children - Sophia, Philip and Juliet
Patricia has been actively involved with La Rosa since the 1970's. She initiated the selling of La Rosa Olive Oil and helped develop the Tourism Department.
In the UK, Patricia was a Justice of Peace for Buckinghamshire for 18 years and has been involved in numerous charities.