Comments for: Phyllis Patterson, co-founder of Renaissance Pleasure Faire, dies at 82

Posted June 10, 2014, at 5:26 p.m.

Phyllis Patterson, who with her husband, Ron, originated the Renaissance Pleasure Faire as a summer class in her Los Angeles backyard before it grew into a national corset-and-codpiece phenomenon, has died in a hospital in Northern California’s Marin County. She was 82. Patterson, who lived in Novato, had been in …

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