11/14/2937 – 01/22/2021
Susan B. Merwin passed away peacefully at home on January 22, 2021. The daughter of Loring and Marjorie Merwin, Susan was born in Bloomington, IL on November 14, 1937. She taught English at the Colorado Rocky Mountain School and then left teaching to pursue a Master’s Degree in Portuguese at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Later, she earned a second Master’s Degree in Theology at the University of San Francisco, and then pursued additional advanced studies in Theology at both Harvard and Oxford Universities. In 2020, she published her book, The Book of Exile: The Bible for Curious Bibliophobes. A prolific artist and calligrapher, Susan also produced numerous children’s books (as yet unpublished) and botanical drawings. She is survived by her three children, Beach, Karinina, and Chase as well as her six beloved grandchildren. Her final advice was, “Make something beautiful every day,” a rule she lived by so beautifully.