Oak City, Utah - Susan K. Stuart, age 66, passed away Friday, December 18, 2020 at UVRMC, Provo, Utah. She was born March 27, 1954 to Edwin L. and Theo R. Stuart in Payson, Utah.
Susan lived in Oak City her entire life. She attended Delta High School and then continued her education at Westminster College and Utah Technical College earning her LPN March 16, 1976. She graduated with her RN degree from Weber State in 1990. She began her career in Delta in 1981 working for a total of 35 years. She retired from the Delta Community Medical Center with a disability in 2016 after her lifetime of compassionate service.
She was well loved by her patients and colleagues alike. She was patient, loving, skilled, very knowledgeable, and detail oriented in her job and daily life. She was a great teacher and exemplar to her co-workers and family. She received the “Nursing Excellence Award 2015” from IHC.
She loved reading, crossword puzzles, crocheting, being with her family and anything to do with buffaloes. Her absolute favorite pastime though was football. She memorized every team, coach, and player. She was their very best cheerleader. You could hear her reactions a block away! To keep her mind sharp she recited all of the team information daily,
She showed great strength, bravery, and courage as she battled with many health challenges herself; never complaining. Her family loved her and are very grateful for her generosity and Christlike love. Her nieces and nephews will miss the unique bond they shared.
Susan is survived by sisters Sharon (Tom) Nelson, WVC; Stacy Stuart, Oak City; brother Steven (Barbara) Stuart, Oak City; sister-in-law Sonia Stuart, Alameda, CA; nieces Maria, Tariza, Heather, and Kimberly, and one nephew, Michael. Preceded in death by both parents and brother Scott Stuart.
Graveside services will be held Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at 11:00 am at the Oak City Cemetery. Due to Covid, the number of people is limited. Please wear a mask and maintain social distancing. Services provided by Olpin Stevens Funeral Home. Online condolences can be offered at www.olpinstevensfuneralhome.com.