On Susan’s Death

The Death Project

Susan Jeanne Briscoe
November 13, 1966 – August 31, 2018

It is with great sorrow that we announce the death of Susan on Friday, August 31, 2018 in Montreal at the Montreal University Health Centre (Glen) palliative ward. Her sons, Oliver and Nathan, and her beloved partner, Roy Cross, were by her side. Susan also leaves to mourn her parents Bob and Raye Briscoe, sisters Lorraine and Tracey, brother Rob, nine nieces and nephews, and numerous dear friends.

Susan was born and raised in Montreal. After completing a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature at McGill University, Susan moved to Vancouver and worked at a women’s shelter before returning home to Montreal, where her sons were born. Susan’s greatest joy in life were her two sons: Oliver and Nathan. She moved from Montreal to Sutton when her boys were young to give them freedom to roam, explore, and blossom. She…

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About Roy Cross

father, professor, filmmaker, writer, alchemist.
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4 Responses to On Susan’s Death

  1. Oh, Susan, oh, Roy. What a beautiful life, what a beautiful death. Sending you oceans of love.

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  2. janfalls says:

    dear Roy I am deeply saddened by Susan’s death. Though I did not know her, I followed her blog, and yours, with awe at the honesty and clarity expressed therein. I am sad for you and her sons. I know there is nothing to say to make it better yet I want to say how much she touched my life, gave me hope that there is such a thing as conscious living and dying. May you be held in your grief by the love of many. respectfully, Janice

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  3. My deepest sympathies to you, Roy. I know her passing leaves a huge hole in your life and heart. I know your love for her was huge, or you could not have walked such a painful journey with her. May the immensity of your love carry you through the grieving process. Blessings to you and yours.

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  4. Perpetua says:

    Dear Mr. Cross,
    Your lost is a lost of many. Thank you for being there for Susan.
    With deepest sympathy,

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