Leland and Erdyne Patrick of Bellingham celebrated their 50th Anniversary with family and friends at the Squalicum Boathouse. They were married Dec. 5, 1959 in Bellingham. They raised three children; Leland II, Andrea (Sean) MacCormack, and Noelle (Greg) Garmback. They have 6 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. They attribute the success of their marriage to their family, lots of love, and laughter.