Susan Tucker, 75, died April 8 after a long period of declining health. The founder of Tucker & Associates, Inc., Public Relations and Advertising, she served on boards including the Forward Arts Foundation, the Georgia Committee of National Museum of Women in the Arts and the Michael C. Carlos Museum.
If you have enjoyed performances at the Alliance Theatre or Atlanta Opera, visited the High Museum of Art or Atlanta History Center, or received a meal from Open Hand, services from the Arthritis Foundation or a scholarship from UNCF, Susan Tucker played a discreet and gracious role in your experience.
Thanks to her business and volunteer efforts over the years, a vast array of Atlanta's cultural, educational and philanthropic institutions bear her fingerprints.
Not that Tucker would ever leave actual fingerprints.
"She always knew everything proper to do," said Karen Spiegel, who with Tucker worked to benefit organizations such as the Atlanta Humane Society and the Shepherd Center.
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Published by Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Apr. 16, 2021.