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Rachel Patterson in 1962
Rachel West in 2008
Rachel Patterson
Portrayed by Kaleigh Kennedy (1962)
Frances Fisher (2008)
Episode Slipping
Status Alive

Rachel West (née Patterson) was born in 1957. She was only 5 when her mother, Nancy, was found hanged in the attic of their home. Rachel was later sent to a boarding school by her stepfather, Daniel. She lived her life fearing that she would end up like her mother when Nancy committed suicide. In adulthood, Rachel had a daughter named Liza.

In 2008, Rachel learned the truth about her mother's death and was able to finally talk about Nancy with Liza.