Suzanne Pitts returned to God’s hands on June 12, 2018 surrounded by family after a long and rigorous battle with breast cancer.
Suzanne was born in Tacoma Washington on May 20, 1957. She graduated from Astronaut High School in 1975. Following high school Suzanne moved to Colorado and returned to Florida in the early 1990’s. She spent several years working out at Kennedy Space Center last working as Site Safety for SDB Engineering.
Suzanne was preceded in death by her mother Ina Grundmann, step- father Albert Grundmann and sister Carolyn Schiveley. She is survived by her long time love, Paul Gorman, his children Kelly Gorman, Jaime Gorman, grandchild Evret and her beloved dog Buster/Bustah, her sisters Jana Pitts, Nancy Lyle, Julie Miller, and her brother Mark Grundmann.
Those who knew Suzanne, knew her as a kind, strong, giving, and resilient woman. She always kept a positive attitude with every challenge she faced. Suzanne was described by her friends as an incredible spirit always lending encouraging words even on days she was not feeling her best. She awed those who knew her with her determination to live, love, and remain happy despite knowing the terminal condition she faced. She inspired and touched the lives of many who came across her path whether they had the opportunity to know her in person or encountering her as a friendly on-line opponent playing Words with Friends.
Suzanne loved the beach. The day of her passing she was greeted by a beautiful sunrise and a school of dolphins outside her window. We like to think they were guiding her onto her destination where she will eternally have her toes in the sand with those who went before her while waiting for those she left behind to join her.
Suzanne was loved by many, and all are saddened by her passing, we are grateful for the time we had with her on earth and in knowing she is no longer suffering and that she is in the hands of the ultimate healer. Her spirit and her spunk will live on forever and the love we have for her remains eternal.