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Susan Lee McCrite was born in September 1946 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Royce and Marjorie (Brown) Squier. Susan peacefully passed away on October 31st at the age of seventy-six.
Susan grew up in Coshocton, Ohio, attending both grammar school and high school before graduating from the University of Akron, then graduate work at Northern Arizona University
Susan married Dwight Shobert in 1969 and had two daughters, Courtney and Kathryn.
Susan married Michael McCrite in July 2006. They honeymooned in Alaska on a cruise ship. They also enjoyed overseas travel to countries including Germany, Switzerland, Italy, and Austria. They loved spending quality time together in their home in Payson, Arizona.
Susan passionately taught world history and other subjects for thirty plus years. Many students have remained in contact with her through the years beyond the classroom. She was a loving mentor who modeled exemplar real-world life skills.
Susan enjoyed many activities beyond teaching in her retirement including shopping, watching movies, spending time with her grandchildren, walking her dog Harley, decorating her home for every season, and hosting delightful family dinner gatherings.
She is preceded in death by her parents and her first husband.
She is survived by her husband, Michael McCrite, brother Richard Squier & his wife Margie, and children Courtney & Katie Shobert, Kathryn Shobert, Katie & Chris Driving Hawk and Jason & Nikki McCrite. She was a loving grandmother to her grandchildren Bryson, Benjamin and Emerson.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Celebration of Life service at Bunkers Family Garden Chapel, 33 N. Centennial Way, Mesa AZ 85201, with visitation beginning one hour prior to the service at 3:00pm on Thursday, November 17, 2022.
In lieu of flowers or plants, please consider a donation to Hospice of the Valley.
Private, family-only inurnment will occur at Valley of the Sun Cemetery.