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Gov. Deval Patrick greets Mmamoon and Mariama O’Neill of Byfield after his portrait unveiling in front of the the State House Grand Staircase on Jan. 4.

Gov. Deval Patrick greets Mmamoon and Mariama O’Neill of Byfield after his portrait unveiling in front of the the State House Grand Staircase on Jan. 4.

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Deval Patrick: The double veil of an improbable life

As Governor Deval Patrick takes his final walk down the State House steps, he can look back on a record of successfully shepherding the Massachusetts economy through the 2008 financial meltdown, increasing diversity in the courts and executive suites, and improving education and infrastructure.