Oklahoma loses “Up With Trees” Founder

  • Oklahoma loses “Up With Trees” Founder

     Neil updated 8 years, 7 months ago 1 Member · 1 Post
  • Neil

    May 3, 2012 at 1:41 pm

    Sid Patterson, 91, passed away on National Arbor Day in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He had many, many accomplishments in his life but it was a simple phone call during his second term as Tulsa’s Street Commissioner that became Sid’s inspiration.The city had embarked on a program to improve and widen major streets and when the expansion project for 51st street was publicized, a high school student called Sid to ask about the plan to replace all the trees that were removed. This phone call stirred Sid to…See More

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