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Susan J. Levy
Aug. 21, 1941-Sept. 19, 2023
Portola Valley, California

Susan J. Levy (Susie) died peacefully at home in Portola Valley, CA on Sept. 19, 2023, ending a four-year struggle with Lewy Body Dementia. She was born in Rutland Vermont on August 21, 1941. She received a bachelors degree from UC Berkeley and a teaching credential from San Francisco State. Susie was a high energy person who never shied from new challenges and opportunities. She was an accomplished skier, backpacker, and teacher. She served in leadership positions in Palo Alto youth baseball, animal shelters, women’s rights, care for single mothers, charities serving elders, and community colleges. She became an expert in financial planning, cooking, philanthropic activities, and navigating the computer. Susie was a humble person of impeccable ethics. She inspired family and friends to follow her example. When she made friends, they were friends for life. The longer people knew Susie, the more they loved her. She leaves behind her husband of 59 years, Dick, two sons Gray (Terri) and Carl (April),three grandchildren Danielle, Chance and Wynn, a great granddaughter Madelyn, and a brother and sister David and Robin. There will be an event to celebrate Susie within the next few months. In lieu of flowers, donations in her name may be sent to Peninsula Volunteers, Inc., Aging Solutions, 800 Middle Ave., Menlo Park, CA, 94025.

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