Susan White, 52, of Scottsdale, AZ passed away Saturday, June 29, 2013, after a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer.
Susan was born Aug. 22, 1960, and hailed from Emmetsburg. She lived in Corpus Christi, TX from 1979 to 1992 when she moved to Arizona. She graduated from Arizona State University in 2009 as a Registered Nurse, and worked as a home-care nurse.
Susan was preceded in death by her father, Clare, and is survived by her mother, Doris of Emmetsburg; her brother David (Christy) Emmetsburg, nephews Ryan (Lisa and son Declan of Bozeman, MT), Josh (Mountain Home, ID); and brother Chuck (Karla) of Plymouth, MN, nephews Thomas and Christopher; as well as her beloved cockatoos Angel, Eddie, Andy, and Tyler.
Her family and friends are grateful for the loving care and support provided by her friend Gary and the staff at Hospice of the Valley.
Donations may be made in Susan's name to the Hospice of the Valley, Arizona Exotic Bird Rescue, or The Oasis Sanctuary.
Memorial service will be held at a later date.