Susan A. "Miss Sue" Reardon, 53, of Sandusky passed away late Sunday evening, Jan. 11, 2009, in Stein Hospice Care Center,Sandusky, after a lengthy illness.
She was born May 27, 1955, in Oberlin, Ohio. She was a 1973 graduate of Oberlin High School and attended Bowling Green State University, Firelands Campus. She was a library associate for Sandusky Public Library and worked as a naturalist for the Erie Metro Parks. She was involved in the "Park Pals" program, which was a nature education program for preschool-age children.
She had very diverse interests in historical reenactments, camping, hiking, literature, and Native American arts and crafts.
She is survived by her children, Joshua Reardon, Joel Reardon and Christina (Jean-Paul) Schowalter; life partners, Michael Reardon and John Patrick; surrogate family, Zachary and Kaitlin; two brothers and a sister; and her hound dog, Buddy.
She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Mary Jean (Hobbs) Joy; and brother, Doug.
At her request, no visitation will be observed. A celebration of her life will be 12-3:30 p.m. Friday at AMVETS Post 17, 307 Putnam St., Sandusky.
The family requests contributions be made to the Sandusky Public Library,114 W. Adams St., Sandusky,OH 44870; Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870; Erie MetroParks,3910 Perkins Ave., Huron, OH 44839; or Cancer Services of Erie County, 505 W. Perkins Ave., Sandusky, OH 44870.