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Susan E. Van Vorhis Key


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Susan E. Van Vorhis Key Obituary
March 3, 1953 - August 5, 2016 Susan Van Vorhis Key, better known as Dr. Sue the Bug Lady, passed away Friday, August 5th, 2016 at the age of 63. Susan found an unparalleled joy in connecting with people and sharing her passion for all living things. Susan earned her PhD in Entomology in 1981 and over the next three decades traveled throughout Southern California teaching and entertaining as "Dr. Sue". She was well loved by the tens of thousands of children she taught and she treasured every interaction. Susan is survived by her five siblings, her dear cousin Scott McGee, her loving son Ryan, his wife Kara, and her grandson Oliver. A memorial gathering will be held at the Santa Ana Zoo on Sunday, August 21st in the evening. Please see the "Dr. Sue the Bug Lady" Facebook page for additional information. Memorial donations may be made to the Santa Ana Zoo in Dr. Sue's name.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Aug. 14, 2016
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