AURORA-Colo.-Susan Delahunt, 56, Aurora, Colo., passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2009, in Denver Hospital Hospice after a four-year struggle with cancer.
She was born May 22, 1952, in Avon Saunders Hospital, the daughter of Robert and Virginia (Hampton) Delahunt, Avon.
She is survived by her husband, Ben Salem, plus a host of friends who also helped with her care; her father Robert Delahunt and wife, Mary Lou; one brother, Charles Delahunt of Avon and Galesburg; and uncle and aunt Jack and Eileen Delahunt, Chattanooga, Tenn.
She was preceded in death by an infant brother, Jack K., grandparents, aunt Kay Delahunt Haier and uncles William Delahunt and Wayne Hampton.
Susan graduated from Avon High School and attended the University of Illinois-Urbana. She lived in California and Colorado before receiving a BSBA degree from Regis College in Denver, December 1990.
She last worked for Colorado School of Mines and Gamma Phi Beta Foundations.
A memorial service was first held in Aurora and later arrangements are pending with Corman Memorial Home in Avon.
Cremation was accorded.
Memorials may be made to cancer funds of the donor's choice.
Corman Memorial Home Avon is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be made at www.cormanmh.com.