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Susan Marie (Hughes) Calvert

Born: Mon., Nov. 24, 1947
Died: Mon., Aug. 27, 2018

Celebration of Life

11:00 AM Sun., Sep. 30, 2018
Location: Reserve Vineyard and Golf Club

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Susan was born on November 24, 1947 in Roseburg to Orville “Slim” and Eva (Schroeder) Hughes.  She died August 27, 2018 in Littleton, CO.

She moved with her mother to Coquille at 6 months old.  She grew up and attended schools in Coquille, graduating with the class of 1966.  She married Rick Calvert on August 10, 1966 in Coquille.  They moved to North Carolina for a short period of time and she returned to Coquille after Rick, who was in the Marine Corps, went to Vietnam.  They settled in Beaverton where they resided for 45 years.  Susan worked in the electronics manufacturing industry and she managed the department that repaired the imagers in the Hubble Telescope.  She retired in 2010.  She loved travelling the country in their R.V.  She was a ferocious reader and also enjoyed hiking, camping and volunteering for the Assistance League of Portland.  After battling Alzheimer’s disease for four years, she resided at Brookdale at Highland Ranch, which is a very well renowned facility for the care of Alzheimer’s patients, until her death.

Susan is survived by her husband Rick of Coquille; sons, Brian Calvert of Pensacola, FL; Scott Calvert of Littleton, CO; sister, Jane Mateski of Canby; mother in law, Sylvia Calvert of Coquille; two grandsons, Mason and Broden Calvert.

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