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Funeral on Tuesday in Iowa [Jun. 16th, 2006|04:19 pm]
Douglas Spencer

scarlatti's mother writes as follows:

Douglas, thank you-
I have lots to share with you about Susan's beautiful passing.
We are here, at her apartment, planning the funeral. Her body is being flown to Belmond, Iowa where she will be buried in her father's family plot. Her site will be next to her fraternal grandparents, under an oak tree, looking out towards the family homestead. She was their only granddaughter, and had her grandmother's red hair. The funeral will be in the church she was baptised in 39 years ago. The flowers will be lavender and so will her clothes. She will wear a small pin with two crossed flags--one British and one American.
We will be leaving for Iowa on Sunday morning, the funeral will be on Tuesday, June 20th at 2 or 3 p.m.
I will be back at the apartment on Wednesday and Sam (her brother) and I will be clearing it out. If there is anything you need or something of hers you would like to keep,please let me know.
I really loved her.

[User Picture]From: mindygoth
2006-06-16 06:35 pm (UTC)
I never know what to say in these circumstances, and I don't even know if it's appropriate to share this either, but I just felt like saying it....

I am not a big one for crying when I hear of people who have died that are not *extremely* close to me - I dunno why - guess it's just the way I am....

But when I heard that Susan had passed away, I cried. I didn't know her very well, and met her only twice - but she was a lovely person, and I knew how much she meant to you.

To say she will be missed is an understatement.
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