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Susan Berry <I>Brill</I> De Ramirez

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Susan Berry Brill De Ramirez

Birth
New Jersey, USA
Death
30 Oct 2018 (aged 63)
Princeville, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
Burial
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Princeville, IL - Susan Berry Brill de Ramirez, of Princeville, IL passed away on Monday, October 30, 2018. She was 63 years old.

Susan was born on April 25, 1955, in Englewood, NJ. She was the daughter of Dorothy Ann Retallack Brill and Dr. Robert Brill. She spent her formative years in Tenafly, NJ, and then attended The University of Wisconsin (BA, English), University of Chicago (MA, English), University of Wisconsin (MBA, Management), and University of New Mexico (PhD, Literary Criticism and Theory).

Susan began her professorship at Bradley University on August 19, 1991. There she met and married her loving husband, Antonio Ramirez Barron, who passed away the same day.

Susan was an outstanding scholar and educator. She was honored to receive the Caterpillar Professorship of English at Bradley. She also published numerous works in her specializations: multicultural literature and 17th century literature, as well as how to succeed in college articles and books.

Susan was always looking for additional ways to help others. Through her work at Bradley in service learning, her promotion of the vegan lifestyle, her adoption of animals, her participation in the Baha’i faith, and her mentoring of students and family members, she constantly strived to enhance the lives of others.

Susan is survived by her loving sister, Dr. Dawn Brill Duques, brother, Dr. Robert M. Brill, a niece, three nephews, and eleven grand nieces and nephews.

A visitation from 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. followed by a service, will be held on Saturday, November 17, 2018, at the Wright & Salmon Mortuary, 2416 N. North Street, Peoria, IL 61604.

In lieu of flowers or a remembrance gift, please make donations stating that they are “In Memory of Dr. Susan Brill de Ramirez for the Bradley University English Department,” 1501 W Bradley Ave., Peoria, IL 61625. Members of the Baha’i faith may make donations to The Baha’i Center, 5209 N. University, Peoria, IL 61604.
Princeville, IL - Susan Berry Brill de Ramirez, of Princeville, IL passed away on Monday, October 30, 2018. She was 63 years old.

Susan was born on April 25, 1955, in Englewood, NJ. She was the daughter of Dorothy Ann Retallack Brill and Dr. Robert Brill. She spent her formative years in Tenafly, NJ, and then attended The University of Wisconsin (BA, English), University of Chicago (MA, English), University of Wisconsin (MBA, Management), and University of New Mexico (PhD, Literary Criticism and Theory).

Susan began her professorship at Bradley University on August 19, 1991. There she met and married her loving husband, Antonio Ramirez Barron, who passed away the same day.

Susan was an outstanding scholar and educator. She was honored to receive the Caterpillar Professorship of English at Bradley. She also published numerous works in her specializations: multicultural literature and 17th century literature, as well as how to succeed in college articles and books.

Susan was always looking for additional ways to help others. Through her work at Bradley in service learning, her promotion of the vegan lifestyle, her adoption of animals, her participation in the Baha’i faith, and her mentoring of students and family members, she constantly strived to enhance the lives of others.

Susan is survived by her loving sister, Dr. Dawn Brill Duques, brother, Dr. Robert M. Brill, a niece, three nephews, and eleven grand nieces and nephews.

A visitation from 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. followed by a service, will be held on Saturday, November 17, 2018, at the Wright & Salmon Mortuary, 2416 N. North Street, Peoria, IL 61604.

In lieu of flowers or a remembrance gift, please make donations stating that they are “In Memory of Dr. Susan Brill de Ramirez for the Bradley University English Department,” 1501 W Bradley Ave., Peoria, IL 61625. Members of the Baha’i faith may make donations to The Baha’i Center, 5209 N. University, Peoria, IL 61604.


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