Patrice Squillante of Nashua, N.H.-based IPA 300 firm Melanson passed away on June 3 at the age of 61.
Squillante joined Melanson in 1987 and became a principal in 1995. During that time, she spearheaded the firm’s governmental audits and was responsible for uniform guidance protocols and compliance.
“The entire Melanson team is grieving this great loss and will be keeping Pat’s family in our thoughts during this difficult time,” the firm says in a statement. “For the last 33 years, she was not just a colleague, but a true friend and mentor who always knew how to keep things fun and make us laugh. Pat will be greatly missed by not only our team, but by her clients as well.”