‘Phantom of the Fox’ to keep apartment _ for now

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Patten helped restore the theater’s pipe organ in 1963. When the Fox was threatened with demolition in the 1970s, Patten helped lead the effort to raise money to save it.

Patten’s knowledge of the theater helped him save it a second time when a fire started in the early morning hours of April 15, 1996. He was able to pinpoint the fire’s location and get firefighters there quickly.

He served as the theater’s technical director from 1979 until his retirement in 2001.





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