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Dr. Susan GOETZ

Age 68 Full Professor of Education, recently approved for Emeritus status at St. Catherine's University, resident of Deephaven, MN passed away March 18, 2014. She is preceded in death by her two parents and one sister. A gifted author and teacher, Susan had a special interest in engaging girls and young women in science. A leading expert in science education, both locally and nationally, Dr. Goetz was one of the original members of St Catherine's STEM planning group. A former Fulbright scholar, she led many Global Search for Justice (GSJ) student trips to Namibia and South Africa, as well as student trips to England. Susan was also the first director of St Catherine's Education department's online master's degree program and later served as director for undergraduate and graduate licensure programs. Susan was the loving wife, mother and grandmother of surviving husband (Jay), brother (Alan), three daughters (Laura, Rebecca, and Andrea), two sons (Brian and John), and grandchildren (Erin, Jess, Anna, Alli, and Ian). The Funeral Mass will take place 11am Friday, March 21, 2014 at St Catherine's Our Lady of Victory Chapel with a reception to follow celebrating Susan's life. Reserved parking will be available along the St. Kate's entrance off of Cleveland Avenue at Randolph. In lieu of flowers, gifts to St. Catherine's University are deeply appreciated. David Lee Funeral Home Wayzata 952-473-5577




Published in Pioneer Press on Mar. 20, 2014
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