---- — PATRICIA (PATTI) HIGGINS, 59, of Lake Placid, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. She was born Oct. 8, 1953, in Lake Placid, the daughter of Raymond and Lera (Smith) Lincoln. She married Louis Higgins on Nov. 3, 1996 in Millbrook, N.Y. There will be no calling hours. A memorial gathering will be held by the family for relatives and close friends wishing to celebrate her life.