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Dr. Suzanne E. Schwab

It is with great sadness that the family of Suzanne E. Schwab announce her passing away on March 7, 2020 at the age of 77 years. She was born on January 10, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois.

Sue achieved high educational levels

Holy Apostle’s College and Seminary, Cromwell, CT

Master of Arts, Catholic Theology, Current

Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL

Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy, Computer Science 1989

DeVry Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL

Bachelor of Science, Electronic Engineering Technology, 1983

Grant Hospital School of Nursing, Chicago, IL

Registered Nurse, 1967

She was versatile, intelligent, and professional as a Technology Director and Registered Nurse. Extensive background in multiple disciplines including designing quality assurance programs for manufacturing, hardware, software, and healthcare organizations. A respected manager focused on motivating staff to produce high quality products efficiently and economically.

Many accomplishments and honors.

  1. Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in Illinois and Arizona.

  2. Holds two patents – Patent 5,021,997, issued June 4, 1991 and Patent 5,535,313, issued July 9, 1996.

  3. Awarded two Motorola CEO Quality Awards, 2000.

  4. Named U.S. Department of the Navy, Software Project Manager of the Year, 2000.

  5. Elected to Motorola Scientific Advisory Board Associates and Chairperson 2001.

  6. Mentored released convicts in social rehabilitation.

  7. Tutored mathematics and reading for 5 and 7 year old, 2007.

She enjoyed hobbies and passions – Music, Stain glass, sculpture and a dog lover.

She is survived by her brother Charles Schuman, her sister Melissa Schuman, and lifelong friend Christine Smith.

A Celebration of Sue’s life will be held at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 1244 S. Power Rd, Mesa, Arizona in April or May 2020.

Memorial donations in memory of Sue can be made to St Mary’s Food Bank Alliance at 2831 N 31st Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85009.

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