Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Wells, Suzanne Dr. Suzanne Wells of Cape Coral

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Wells, Suzanne Dr. Suzanne Wells of Cape Coral

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Wells, Suzanne Dr. Suzanne Wells of Cape Coral, FL passed away at home on Feb. 17, 2017. She was born to Loudean and Theo Wells of Metropolis, IL on Dec. 3, 1954. Mother, wife, grandmother, sister, aunt, intrepid traveler, scholar, and a great friend to many. Susie attended Shawnee College and received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Murray State University. After teaching nursing for several years, she returned to school and obtained her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. In 2011, while teaching full-time, Susie again returned to school to complete her doctorate in nursing at the University of Miami. Susie worked as an Educator, Senior Level Executive, Registered Nurse and Consultant in the field of Mental Health Nursing in the St. Louis, MO area. In 1998, Susie and her husband, John took a leap of faith and left for New Zealand to work in the New Zealand Health System; which is where they considered their second home. Susie and John returned to St. Louis after several years of overseas living to be closer to family. They later relocated to Cape Coral, Florida for the warmer climate. Prior to her diagnosis of lung cancer (non-smoking type), Susie was the Associate Dean for Health Professions at Florida SouthWestern State College in Fort Myers, Punta Gorda, and Naples, overseeing more than 600 nursing students. In 2013, Susie was selected as a US Fulbright Scholar and spent 3 months teaching Nursing and other health related topics at Bashkir State Medical University in Ufa, Russia. Her years of global fieldwork also included providing basic mental health services in the jungles of Indonesia and speaking on various nursing related topics. Susie developed her wanderlust at a young age from her frequent family trips to Mexico. She authored the blog "The Traveling Nightingale" so that her family and friends could follow along on her international journeys. Susie lived more in her 62 years than most people could fit into two lifetimes. …

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