Suzanne passed away on Dec. 26, 2007, following surgical complications due to an illness of the lungs. Suzanne was born in Lakeland, FL and attended The Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, CT. At Princeton, Suzanne was in Wilson College and was a member of the Cottage Club. She obtained aÂ B.A. in Psychology with Departmental Honors and was active in the Student Volunteer Council, serving as the councilâ€™s Youth Outreach Liaison. After college, she pursued a 2-year fellowship at the National Institute of Health before earning her Doctorate of Medicine from the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond. Suzanne was in her first year of residency with the Cornell University/New York-Presbyterian Hospital, where she planned to specialize in Pediatric Psychiatry. She was a seven-time published author of works in the field of Developmental Psychology. Suzanne was a passionate friend and a devoted physician. Her generosity of spirit and love of life spread to everyone around her, and she was truly loved by all whom she touched.Â Suzanne is survived by parents Peter J. Munson and Frances M. Munson, both of Lakeland, as well as brother John W. Munson of Manhattan. The class extends its deepest sympathy to the family.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that memorial contributions be made to a fund being established in Suzanne’s name through the Community Foundation of Greater Lakeland, 4720 Cleveland Heights Blvd., Lakeland, FL 33813. With Suzanne’s life-long passion for helping children, the family will designate contributions to go to a charitable organization focused on children.