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Suzanne Garman

Updated: Jun 24, 2021

GARMAN, SUZANNE (SUE) DANFORTH BROZNY, 94, born February 11, 1926, in Mount Vernon, Ohio, died December 13, 2020, in Hendersonville, NC, She was member of Carter Memorial Church, VA. She was preceded in death by her parents and nine siblings, her first husband, her son-in-law David Carl Boothby, and her great-granddaughters Bailey Sue Boothby Vess and Addison Grace Lessmeister. Sue grew up in Holly, Michigan, and graduated from Adelphian Academy. She attended Emmanuel Missionary College (now Andrews University). Later she studied at Hinsdale Hospital School of Nursing, where she graduated with a Licensed Practical Nursing Degree. Sue married John Frank Brozny in the mid-1940s and together they had three daughters. In the 1950s to early 1960s, when the girls were young, the family lived on the edge of the campus of Andrews University. Sue was a stay at home mom, who supplemented the family income by making and selling fudge. She later became a student center hostess at the university, then worked in healthcare at Berrien General Hospital. She also was a reporter for the Berrien Springs newspaper. In the early 1960s the family moved to Loma Linda California. There she became an assistant girls’ dean at Loma Linda University. In 1998, after being a widow for some years, Sue met and married the love of her life, Hubert Joyce Garman, and went to live with him in his home in Warsaw Virginia. In 2013 after a terrible house fire, Sue and Hub moved to Fletcher Park Inn. Sue is survived by her daughters, Katherine Jo Brozny Goodz, Candace Sue Brozny Boothby, Kelly Sue Boothby Lessmeister (Bradley), and Rebecca Anne Brozny Finnegan (Bryan); two step-children, Donald Wesley Garman and Deborah Garman Kearney (John); four grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

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