Sue Swanson, 75, died peacefully with her family by her side on Saturday, October 24, 2020. Sue was born on December 4, 1944 in Brooklyn, NY to Gerald (“Bud”) and Mary Ruppert. Sue was a graduate of Fox Lane High School, became certified as a Registered Nurse and graduated from Mercy College, NY with a BS. Sue married Donald C. Swanson on October 30, 1965 and they had two children Devin and Donna-Sue.
Sue was elected to the Westchester County Board of Legislators in November 1991 where she represented the 3rd District of Westchester. She was the Chair of the Legislature's Committee on County Officers and Departments and served on the Committee on Budget and Appropriations, the Committee on Public Safety and Criminal Justice, the Committee on Environment and Health and the Committee on Community Affairs. Sue's involvement in her community was extensive.
In addition to being a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and County Legislator, Sue also supported her husband’s P&H business for 30+ years as Vice President.
Sue was preceded in death by her parents, Bud and Mary. She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Donald, her son Devin (Sarah) Swanson and daughter Donna-Sue (Victor) Soto and her three grandsons, Jake & Luke Swanson and Luke Soto, along with her sister Judie (Roger) McCandless and nephew Scott. A private service will be held in Florida.
Her family would like to thank all their family and friends for their support during this difficult time. We would also like to thank the dedicated staff of Northern Westchester Hospital. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Pancreatic Association (www.american-pancreatic-association.org) in her name.
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