|Augusta Eagle-Scribe||Roseville Independent||McDonough County
Susan Delahunt, of Aurora, formerly of Avon, died Tuesday, April 28, 2009, at Denver Hospital Hospice, after a four-year battle with cancer.
She was born May 22, 1952, at Saunders Hospital, Avon, to Roger and Virginia (Hampton) Delahunt.
She is survived by her husband, Ben Salem; her father, Robert (Mary Lou) Delahunt; one brother, Charles Delahunt, Avon and Galesburg; aunt and uncle Jack (Eileen) Delahunt, Chattanooga, Tenn., plus a host of friends who also helped with her care.
She was preceded in death by an infant brother Jack K.; her grandparents; an aunt Kay Delahunt Haier; and uncles, William Delahunt and Wayne Hampton.
Susan graduated from Avon High School and attended the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana.
She lived in California and Colorado before receiving a BSBA from Regis College in Denver in December 1990. She last worked for Colorado School of Mines and Gamma Phi Beta Foundations.
Cremation rites have been accorded.
A memorial service was held in Aurora. Local arrangements are pending at Corman Memorial Home, Avon.
Memorials may be made to cancer funds.
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