SUSAN RUTH STOCKSTILL Susan Ruth Stockstill, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away on September 2 in Santa Fe, New Mexico at Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center from complications due to brain surgery. Susan was born in Picayune, Mississippi on April 7, 1951 to Roy and Ruth Stockstill. She attended school in Baker, Louisiana and received a B.A. at the University of Louisville in 1972. Susan completed studies for a J.D. from Louisiana State University in 1976. At LSU law she was the Editor-in-Chief of the Louisiana Law Review. Ms. Stockstill worked for many years with the firm of Modrall Sperling where she was a partner and later of counsel for the firm. She worked in both offices in Albuquerque and Santa Fe. Practice areas included Mining, Antitrust, Oil and Gas, Renewable Energy and Taxation. Susan was also an artist, painting Southwestern landscapes and still lifes in oils. She restored vintage pickup trucks and hand painted them in Southwestern motifs. In 2000, while living in Aix-en-Provence, France, Susan attended the Marchutz School of Painting and Drawing. Susan's family and friends will remember the many parties she hosted both at home and on grounds of the Santa Fe Opera. However, Susan greatest joy was her role as wife, mother and grandmother. She is survived by husband, Al Robison; daughter, Laura Agra and husband Ricardo; step-children: Alexis Bradshaw Robison, Justin Robison and wife Allison Yates, William Robison and wife Danielle; and the loves of her life grandsons: Isaac Hernandez Robison and Ricardo Joseph Agra. Susan is also survived by her father, Roy Stockstill and brother, Larry Stockstill and family including wife Melanie Stockstill all of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and brother, Jerry Stockstill of New York City. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Susan to the: Santa Fe Animal Shelter, SFAS & HS, 100 Caja del Rio Road, Santa Fe, NM 87507, www.sfhumanesociety.org, 505-983-4309 ext 202 or to the Solace Crisis Treatment Center, 6601 Valentine Way, Santa Fe, 87507, 505-988-1951. Berardinelli Family Funeral Service 1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505 (505) 984-8600 Please sign our guestbook for the family at: www.berardinellifuneralhome.com
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Berardinelli Family Funeral Service
1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505
Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on Jan. 1, 1900