In 20, their separation and divorce was covered extensively by the tabloid press including Thicke's efforts to reconcile with Patton.
Her second daughter, Elena June, came along in March on 1993.
It was Thicke's association with Mc Knight, who Thicke counts as one of his first mentors, that led him to his acquaintance with Jimmy Iovine and helped him to land his first recording contract with Interscope Records at the age of 16.
Thicke has noted that while his parents did not attempt to dissuade him from his desire to be in the music industry, their own experience with the nature of the entertainment business made them leery in the beginning.
She eventually went to Frances Mahon Deaconess Hospital where she dabbled in many departments.
She finally settled in on the second floor Outpatient Clinic where she spent the rest of her remaining time.