Lawson, Suzanne

Lawson, Suzanne

July 28th, 2019

Passed away peacefully, at London Health Sciences Centre on Sunday, July 28, 2019, at the age of 68, after a courageous battle with cancer. Suzanne is survived by her husband Peter, son Chris, daughter-in-law Krista and granddaughter Harper. Sue leaves behind her mother Lorraine Vallee, sisters Lorilee Lasenby (Bob), Kim Vallee, Michelle Daaman (Henry) and brothers Jeff Vallee (Yvonne) and Peter Vallee (Marg). Also survived by her brother-in-law John Lawson (Laurie). Sue will be missed by many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers Terry and Ron as well as her stepfather Gerald Vallee, and father Wilf Deeks. Sue was a long-time London Life employee of 37 years, retiring in 2008. She loved to travel in her retirement years, particularly cruising to Europe, the Caribbean and Alaska. She also enjoyed golfing with her many RiverBend friends. Throughout her life, Suzanne was a vibrant, sociable, caring and generous person, always putting others first. She will be greatly missed by her many friends and family. The family would like to thank Dr. M. Vincent of the London Regional Cancer Program, and Dr. A. Whitton of the Juravinski Cancer Centre in Hamilton for their care. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Sue to the London Regional Cancer Program or to a charity of your choice would be appreciated. A memorial celebration of Sue’s life will be held at RIVERBEND CLUBHOUSE, on Sunday, September 8, 2019, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., with a service to begin at 3:00 p.m.  

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Robert and Anne GilbertPeter, Chris and family We are so so sorry to hear of Sue’s passing. She is in God’s house now at peace and will always be by your side. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Bob and Anne
Sharon AshtonPeter, Chris, and family. So sad to learn of Sue’s passing. Loved knowing and working with Sue over the past 40 or so years. She truly was a fun loving and caring person. My thoughts are with you.
Julie WeberPeter, Chris, Krista and Harper - We will truly miss Sue and her spirit and love of life...our sincere condolences to you all, Love Julie and Steve
Cathy ThomasWhen I was new and nervous at Riverbend Golf, Suzanne was welcoming, kind, and made me laugh at myself. We will all miss her.
Dave MorrowPeter my heart goes out to you and your families. Always great to see Sue and spend time with her. Joan & I are thinking about you. Dave
Hunt Club Pro ShopChris and family, Please accept our deepest and sincere condolences for your loss. We are all thinking of you during this difficult time and are always here for you. Love your Pro Shop Family
Jane MykesI will miss Sue . We played golf & cards together here at RiverBend . How very sad as she has passed away way too young .
Deborah LowrieMy heart sank when I heard the news today. My thoughts and prayers are with you Peter and Chris and family. She was a light that will be missed.
RON AND GLENDA LINDENFIELDPeter, Chris & Family Wish we could take the pain away, she was a Wonderful Friend, she will be missed by many, be strong she wouldn't want it any other way ……...
Pat DecaluweDear Peter and family I am so sorry to hear Sue has passed away. Her infectious laugh and joyful personality will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.May your wonderful memories of Sue help you now and into the future.
Chris DicksonSincere condolences, Peter and family, from Paul and I. What a lovely picture of Sue. We will certainly miss her smile and bubbly personality at bowling and Knights games, and will remember the many conversations we had over the years at London Life. She will be missed by many!
Laura VieiraI am so very sorry for your loss. She sounds like a wonderful lady who enjoyed life to the fullest. My thoughts and prayers are with the whole family.
Nancy CulbertPeter and Chris & Family........I am so very sorry for your loss. Sue was a wonderful lady ! You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Roger Erickson My deepest condolences to you and your family on the loss of your Wife and Mom . She is at Peace. Free of suffering.
Cathy and Steven WarrenThat is such a beautiful photo of Sue! It captures her spunk and joy of life perfectly. We will treasure our memories of so many wonderful times spent together. Please know you are in our thoughts, Peter, Chris and Krista. Much love.
Karen CroweVery sorry for your loss Peter. Sincere condolences to you and all your family. Sue was a wonderful sunny person and a good friend. She will be missed by everyone who knew her.
Ross & June LunnOur thoughts are with you Chris and family at this time of your loss. We did not know your Mom but understand from our reading that she was a very special and wonderful person. Keep your memories.
Joanne and June MooreDear Peter, Chris and family, You have our sincere condolences on your loss. We remember Sue's bright and cheery personality and she will be missed by many. Rest in Peace Sue.
Ron & MarionPete, Chris & family. So sorry to hear of Sue’s passing, just know we are thinking of all of you.
Sharyn Snelgrove/Patricia AllinPeter and Chris. Our sincere condolences to you and your family. We are thinking of you. I worked with Sue for many years and there was never a dull moment when she was around.
Victor FulcherIt hurts to know that never again will I enjoy the distinct pleasure of a conversation with Sue Lawson.
Wendy Woodend Peter, Chris & Krista Sincere condolences to all of you -such a loss. Sue struck me as very spunky, warm, welcoming, friendly & generous. I admired her strength of character and determination. I’m so sorry that Harper will be too young to remember her but I’m sure your memories and love for Sue that you’ll share with Harper as she grows up will ensure that she knows her grandma & how much she loved her. Love, Wendy/Mom (& Kyra)
Hannah & Tony PriamoDear Peter, Chris and Krista, please accept our heartfelt condolences. Such an incredible loss. Harper will always hear about her incredible grandmother, living in her heart forever, the incredible spitfire called Sue!
Donna CurrieI was so sorry to hear about Sue. My deepest, deepest sympathy to you, Peter and to Chris and Krista.
Larry Ballantyne/Sherrie BroderickDear Lawson and Vallee Family, Sending our very deepest condolences. Hoping many wonderful memories will give moments of relief from the pain of such a tragic loss and far too soon passing. We know your grief.
Paula Day/Harley ZeehuisenPeter, Chris and family at this time of sadness and loss our thoughts and support are with you. our deepest sympathy.
Celeste HolmesnMy deepest sympathy. Sue had a smile that lit up the room. She will be missed by all that knew her.
Margaret WilsonPeter and Family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Sue was a wonderful person. Deepest sympathy
John Pryde/ Marilyn ChappelPete, Chris & family: Our heartfelt condolences on the tragic loss of a vibrant, bubbly lady gone far too soon. Sue will be greatly missed. Sincerely, John & Marilyn
Monica McCallumPeter and family. Sorry for your loss, my deepest sympathy to you and your family. Sue and I attended Public school together and met up again when she moved to Customer Service. She was a wonderful person.
Jocelyn AinsworthPeter, Chris and family. I am so very sorry to hear about your darling Sue. My thoughts are with you at this very sad time.
Ron HewittPete and family ..... so sorry to hear of your loss. Worked with Sue for many years..... always cheerful and completely reliable. A wonderful person.
Joan Finkbeiner Pete Chris and family: Sorry for your loss. Cherish all the memories you have. She will be missed by many. Joan Finkbeiner
Steve and Sharyn BibbingsPeter, we are so sorry to hear about Sue. Please accept our condolences and know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
Alaine MarshallDear Peter, Chris and family I was deeply sadden to hear of Sue’s passing. Take time for tears and goodbyes then hold onto the memories thus Sue will stay alive in your hearts. God’s peace be with you.
Lyle and Sharon GordierWe are so deeply sorry for your loss. Sincerely, Lyle and Sharon
Karen PetersDear Peter & Family, I was so shocked to hear about Sue. May all your wonderful memories give you strength these difficult days. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Most sincerely, Karen Peters
Janet Marks Peter, Chris,Krista and Harper, my sincerest condolences Sue , was a dynamite lady. Family was everything to her . There was always a twinkle in her eye when she spoke of her family. What a proud gramma . I will miss her very much.
David and Cathy KennyPeter we were so sorry to hear of Sue’s passing. She was lovely and funny and we will miss her dearly at our beloved Knights games. Our condolences to you and your family during this difficult time.
Bob and Lenene HarperPete and family. Our deepest condolences on the loss of Sue. Thinking of you at this sad time.
Cassie AllisonI am so sorry for your loss. Sue was such a sweet and funny lady. I sure will miss seeing her at bowling. My deepest condolences.
Adam TaylorChris and family. We are very sorry on the loss of your mom. May you hold memories close to your heart. We have you in our thoughts and prayers. Adam Taylor/Erin Flynn and family
Hope SearDear Peter, Chris and family. Thinking of you and sending our love and condolences. Hope, Richard, Thomas and Beatrice.
Mark, Sara and the Welsh FamilyPeter, Chris and family - thinking of you often and offering our deepest condolences during this time.
Doris and John KingdomWe were so shocked to hear the news of Suzanne's passing. We always enjoyed talking to her and catching up on your travels. She was such a delightful person , we will miss her on Cadeau.
Marla MellenI am so sorry for your loss. You would have known me as Marla Granger. Sue and I worked a number of years together in Marketing. We had a lot of fun!! Great lady!!
Dale ShelleyMy sincere condolences. So sorry for your loss.
Ted and Bonnie AitkenA lovely photo of Sue. We will remember her well and all the joy she brought to everyone's life. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Pete.
John and Vicki MillmanDear Peter, Chris and family, You are in out thoughts and our saddened hearts. Sue was a sweet and wonderful person who will be missed by so many. The coming months are going to be long and tough so take comfort in your family and your many friends who will also be feeling her loss.
The Yost family Peter, Chris and family: Sorry for your loss and we send our sincere condolences to all.
Richard & Shelley ScottChris.....We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your Mother. Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs!
Mike WorrallPete so sorry for your loss. My sincere sympathy to you and your family. Sue always greeted me with a warm smile . Did not have the opportunity to get to know her really well buy from what I’ve heard she was a wonderful lady.
Jane Broderick & Barry GateyPete and family, our deepest condolences in the loss of Sue. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.
D.J. WilliamsChris and Family...very sorry to hear about your loss.
Jill DeakinSo sorry to hear of Sue’s passing. She was a wonderful, fun, caring person. Condolences. Mark & Jill
Jamie & Lewis Mitchell and FamilyPeter and Family, so sorry to hear about Sue. We send our sincere condolences and prayers. Remember the happier times.
Mike and Lou QuaylePeter Please accept our deepest sympathy for your loss. Sue was a wonderful lady, her positive outlook, her warm smile and her engaging personality always made her a good friend to everyone she knew at London Life. We will remember her fondly and keep you and your family in our prayers.
Myrna McKinnonPeter, so sorry to hear about Sue. She was always smiling and laughing. I know she will be dearly missed. My sincerest condolences.
Shirley and Bob FreelWe were very sad to read that Sue had passed away. Peter, are thoughts are with you at this present
KyleReally sorry to hear the news. Sue was fantastic and a lot of fun to be around. I hope your celebration of life went well- sorry I couldn't be there!
Debbie PattonDear Pete, Chris, Krista and sweet Harper. I am sending you are deepest condolences to you all. The passing of Sue came as such a shock to myself and my family. Pat, my parents (Pete & Doreen) and I, all loved her and her spirit for life. I worked with Sue and have known both of you for around 38 years. She lived life to the fullest. Was always a ray of sunshine and I could hear her laugh now, in the halls of London Life. And knowing she had her first grand-baby last year, I can just see her beaming and spoiling her like crazy. Our hearts are breaking for you all. A huge loss to her family & friends (and I know she had a lot of them —- we all loved Sue). Sending you big hugs and love at this very difficult time. xo
Debra BatesPeter and Family, I was shocked and saddened to hear of Sue's passing. Workimg with her for many years at London Life, she brought energy, humour and friendship into our Client Service team. She was a bright light that has been taken too soon. Sending you all, many caring thoughts and strength to get through this difficult time in your lives.
Michelle SteenSurely a light has gone out down here as a spark has been lit up there now. My deepest condolences to you and your family Peter. I worked with Sue and she trained me in CSU. She amazed me daily and her vibrancy kept the bar high for all of us. I hope you find peace and comfort in your memories and in each other now.
Andrea Trafagander (Stewart)I was so shocked to hear this very sad news today. I worked with Sue in Client Service for 8 years. She was a wonderful lady that radiated fun and mischief. The days were never boring when Sue was in. Peter, Chris and family, you were so loved and treasured by her. Please hold all the wonderful memories of her close to your heart. Sending lot's of love your way.
Debi TrusloveDear Peter, You, your family, and our world have lost a special, beautiful, and wonderful lady. Gone way too soon! My sincerest sympathy to you, Chris and family. I will miss you forever, girlfriend.
Beverly WakefieldDear Peter & family, It was just recently that we learned of Sue's passing. We were shocked and very saddened to hear this. I worked with Sue for many years at London Life and always enjoyed being in her company. Treasure your wonderful memories; they will keep her close to you. Sincerely, Bev & Ian
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