Patricia Merriel, Lady Garthwaite, who died 9 April, 2012, aged 88, was the third wife, and widow of Sir William Garthwaite, 2nd Baronet.
She was the former Patricia Merriel d'Ambrumenil, only daughter of Sir Philip d'Ambrumenil, sometime chairman of Lloyd's, of St James's Court, SW1, by his wife the former Gertrude Merriel Bailey, and married Sir William in 1957. Her husband died in 1993. She is survived by her three sons (inc twins). Her step-son os the current Bart.