Sue, a natural leader, mentor, devoted physician, and cherished friend, died  Jan. 2, 2023, with her husband by her side after an accident while on vacation. 

Sue transferred to Princeton her sophomore year, embraced Tiger intramural sports, joined Elm Club, and served as residential adviser extraordinaire in Rockefeller College her senior year. She majored in religion while fulfilling pre-med requirements. The melding of spiritual study and scientific rigor remained consistent throughout her life.

Sue continued her education at the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine; earned a master’s degree from  the UC Berkeley School of Public Health;  and completed a family medicine residency at the University of Washington School of Medicine and a rural family medicine fellowship in Tacoma, Wash. She cared for patients and taught students as a faculty member at UCSF and in the Burlingame,  Calif., community. Sue recently completed a geriatric medicine fellowship and became an attending physician at the San Francisco Veterans Hospital Community Living Center. She was devoted to teaching, her patients,  and inspired many people to be better doctors and individuals.

Sue is survived by her husband, Doug  Ross; children Russell and Jenny; mother Carolyn; and brother Steven and his wife,  Jewel Goode.

Class Year: 
Undergraduate Class of 1989