Born and raised in Missoula, MT. Suzi was an avid horse enthusiast collecting myriad ribbons and trophies from equine competitions as a child. She graduated from Lake Oswego High School Class of ’62 near Portland, OR. She was also a real estate escrow officer/manager in southern California until her retirement. Carrizozo, NM, then became home where she was an Admin. Secretary to Chief of Police and owned a local grocery store with husband Peter until they relocated to Hallandale Beach, FL, where they still reside.