Susan Rowe Tucker, 65, of Hilo, Hawaii, passed away on December 21, 2012 with her son at her side at the Hilo Medical Center.
A private family gathering is planned and her ashes will be spread at a later date.
Su was born in Lynden, Washington on MAY 1, 1947 and graduated from Punahou High School in Honolulu, Hawaii. Su continued on in her education to receive a BA from Western Washington State College and a Masters Degree from Chapman University.
A Social Worker for many years, Su enjoyed spending time doing arts and crafts and swimming at the local YWCA. She was a strong advocate of supporting the Salvation Army and the Goodwill Industries.
Su is survived by her son Damon Tucker, grandson Hayden Makana Masafumi Konanui-Tucker, her older brother Michael Rowe of East Moriches, New York, younger brother Robert Rowe of Kauai, nieces Courtney, Allison and Whitney Rowe, nephew Logan Rowe as well as many folk she had “adopted” into her house over the years.
Su is preceded in death by her father Dr. Perry E. Rowe (Ted) and her mother Elizabeth Lane Rowe (Betty).
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the Salvation Army or Goodwill Industries.