Susan Magill Smith - ageless - died after a valiant encounter with cancer Jan. 28, 2013, at her home, Edgewood Cottage, 755 Sunset Ridge, in Dubuque. A private, family, graveside Celebration of her life - a life joyfully, lovingly and generously lived - will be held in early summer in New Hampshire in the gorgeous White Mountains.

Memorial gifts can be directed to the Holly Lynn James Nursing Scholarship at the University of Dubuque, Dubuque.