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SUZANNE LESHER HUCK

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Birth Place: Tucson, Arizona

Honored By

Donor names:   Robert O. Lesher
Date submitted: October 24, 2006
Gift: Leaf Tile - large
Location on plaza map: C6
Areas of Achievement: Home Making, Volunteer
 
Matriculated at U of A: September, 1941
Graduated with High Distinction: 1945
Member Alpha Phi Fraternity

Married Leonard Wm. Huck (Sigma Chi, DePauw University) 1947
Children:
Leonard Wm. Huck, Jr. (Delta Upsilon, Stanford University) 1972
Robert Charles Huck (Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Southern Methodist Univ. 1973
Wendy Huck Godfrey (Pi Beta Phi, SMU and U of A) 1977

U of A Grandson:
Daniel Charles Huck, BS in Engineering, 2007 (Beta Theta Pi)

Born and raised virtually on the U of A campus, as well as having had two parents, a brother and numerous other family members become Arizona alumni, it was not a difficult decision for Sue to select a college. It didn't hurt that her dad was Zip Lesher, longtime University Registrar.

Unfortunately Pearl Harbor occurred in December of her Freshman year and World War II didn't end until VJ Day in the summer of 1945. Traditional college life was put on hold while all efforts were directed toward winning the war.

In 1946, as Social Director at Camelback Inn in Phoenix, Sue met her future husband, Len Huck, a Navy veteran whose first civilian job was as a desk clerk at the Inn. (Len was to become President of the Valley National Bank of Arizona.) Together they built a home, raised three children, and enjoyed their life of family, friends and community activities. As of this writing (July 2008) they are still blessed with good health and wonderful memories of their 61 years together.