Beatrice ‘Susie’ A. Hoff |

Beatrice ‘Susie’ A. Hoff

Former Aspen resident Beatrice "Susie" Hoff died Jan. 27 in Pueblo.

Beatrice A. Hoff, known as Susie, 67, died after fighting cancer on Jan. 27 in Pueblo, where she had been residing in recent years.

Susie, daughter of Dorothy and Elliott Cook, was born Jan. 17, 1938, in Duluth, Minn., where she was raised and graduated from the University of Minnesota, Duluth. On Feb. 17, 1967, she married Harvey Hoff, her lifetime partner, who survives her. She also is survived by David, Eric and Judy Burlingame and her family of many close friends. Harvey, who was president of the Bank of Aspen, and Susie spent many years working and living in the Aspen area in the ’60s and ’70s.

Susie’s life was filled with passions. She was an accomplished equestrian, a watercolor artist, a concert violinist and ski instructor. She frequently enjoyed tennis, travel and golf, scoring a hole in one in 2004. Susie was a friend and confidant to the people and animals whose lives she touched. She was also a volunteer and longtime supporter of the Southern Colorado Spay and Neuter Clinic. She will be missed more than words can express.

In lieu of flowers, food or memorials, Susie asked that donations be made in her memory to the Southern Colorado Spay and Neuter Clinic, 1700 South Prairie Ave., Pueblo, CO 81005. Per her request, there will be no memorial service.

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