Susan J Riggs (1939 - 2011)

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    - Joyce Winter
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Susan Riggs, educator, nurse, adventurer, passed away peacefully on the morning of May 24th from complications of diabetes. She was 72.
She lived in the Juneau area from 1981 to 1991. While in Juneau she worked as a nurse at Bartlett Memorial Hospital, and in the Juneau Recovery Unit, even designing the first patch used by the unit staff. Sue became an air medevac nurse, took up photography, started flying lessons, and fell in love with the people and wilderness of Alaska. She will be missed.
Published in The Juneau Empire from July 22 to July 29, 2011