Patrick Swayze to Be Cremated
Plus, a first look at the actor's book with wife Lisa Niemi, and more tributes
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Sep 16, 2009 7:11 AM CDT
A first look at the book cover for Patrick Swayze and Lisa Niemi's "The Time of My Life."   (

(Newser) – Patrick Swayze’s ashes will be spread across his New Mexican Rancho de Días Alegres (Ranch of Happy Days), which he called his favorite place in the world, a source tells Radar. The actor’s body, currently in Los Angeles, will be cremated within 48 hours. More Swayze news:

  • The Time of My Life, the actor's book written with wife Lisa Niemi, is still set for a Sept. 29 release; Access Hollywood has a first look at the cover.

  • Swayze’s co-stars continue to offer tributes, with Keanu Reeves recalling their time on Point Break. “There was some skydiving sequences in this film we did together and it came to be that Patrick was jumping out of airplanes all the time. I think he had over 30 jumps during the course of filming and so the production served him with a cease and desist which he listened to until they got to Hawaii. I can say what I know that he lived life to the fullest. ”

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Oct 28, 2009 11:01 PM CDT
lisa i also lost my husband of 17yrs but knew him since i was 8y a little girl .he was my soul mate and b.f its been 5y of living hell for me and our 4 kids. no one can understand thr entire pain of our goes deeper than words can explain.My thoughts n prayers r with u n thats all i can say b cuz nothing can make u feel not ever the same,u just change with the grief.i know ull see him again also , So Until Then.........
Sep 23, 2009 10:35 PM CDT
I'll miss you alot Patrick. I love your movies. My favorites are, "Ghost, Dirty Dancing and Roadhouse" Thank You!! R.I.P.
Sep 23, 2009 12:08 AM CDT
R.I.P. te amaremos siempre gracias por todo tu amor