Susan Beyer, retired art teacher, passed away on October 1. Sue is survived by two younger sisters, Anne B Juncadella (Enrique) and Beth Beyer, along with a niece and several nephews.
Sue taught Elementary Art at Bellerose Avenue School from 1971 until her retirement in 2004. She will be remembered or her tireless efforts helping with stage design for Bellerose theatre performances and at the Northport Art & Music Festival each June.
A Northport native – Sue’s mother’s maiden name was Scudder – she graduated from Northport High School and received undergraduate and graduate degrees in Studio Arts. Sue also completed post graduate courses on Prehistoric Britain at Oxford University, England and her study of prehistoric history became a lifelong interest that inspired numerous travels throughout Europe and Central America.
In retirement she devoted her time to gardening, painting and writing. She was the keeper of family history and worked extensively on her memoirs which started when she joined a Tap Root writing workshop.
Visitation October 31: 1-4:30 p.m. with services at 4:30 p.m. at the Nolan Funeral Home, with limited attendance. Visitation is with limited attendance with social distancing and masks required, per the funeral home. Due to the pandemic there will be no reception following the funeral
Memorial donations in her memory can be made to the Arthritis Foundation Long Island Chapter or the charity of your choice.