‘Cheerleader, prankster, and family matriarch’ My grandma Patty Bean once said to me, “I haven’t ever been really immersed in pop culture, fashion, or being trendy. I am working to be who I am — authentic, without worrying about what everyone else thinks is normal or cool. It took me 50 years to begin to ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!