Susan Claerhout


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Posted Online: Dec. 08, 2012, 5:23 pm
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Susan Jane Claerhout, 66, passed away in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Dec. 4, 2012, after a long struggle with Addison's Disease.
At her request, no services will be held. Donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower St., Phoenix, AZ 85014.
She was born to Albert J. and Flo Claerhout on Oct. 1, 1946, in Moline.
Susan was a 1964 graduate of Moline Senior High School and attended Western Illinois University. She was employed at Moline Public Hospital for five years and was proud of her service as a health care professional with a Phoenix family physician for 28 years and was past president of the HOA in the community where she lived.
Susan was preceded in death by her parents and is survived by her brother, Bill (Judy) Claerhout, Payson, Ariz.; two nieces, Cindy (Gary) Soultanian, Scottsdale, Carin (Gus) Gallett, Phoenix; and five great-nieces and -nephews.












 



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