Susan Sell Tynan

Jan 17, 1948 - Mar 2, 2015


TYNAN, Susan Susan Tynan succumbed to complications of frontotemporal dementia, with courage and dignity, on March 2, 2015. Susan was born on January 17 1948, in Battle Creek, Michigan. She was the daughter of Arline Sell and Don Wyman. Susan was a beloved wife, a dedicated step mother, a loving grandmother, an adoring aunt and a loving sister. She worked at CSUS, as an Academic Counselor in the School of Business, where she served thousands of students over her 38 year career there. Susan also earned a double bachelor’s degree and an MBA at CSUS. Among Susan’s many attributes, she loved people, the arts, angels, and all things colorful. Susan had a radiant smile, and a quick wit. She was a joyful person, always looking for the humor or the silver lining. Susan was also a prolific photographer. Between pre digital prints and digital files Susan leaves behind approximately 50, 000 photos. Thanks to Susan, our families have a photographic chronical spanning four generations. Susan is survived by her husband Tom Richie; step sister Therese Tynan-Sutton; nephew Christian Sutton; step brother Morgan Tynan; niece Jenifer Tynan, and cousin Richard Wyman of Boulder City, Nevada. A memorial service and reception will be held at 10:00 AM on March 25, 2015 at Divine Savior Catholic Church, 9079 Greenback Lane, Orangevale, CA 95662. In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation to the Alzheimer’s Aid Society of Sacramento, 2641 Cottage Way #4, Sacramento, CA 95825. –

Funeral Home:
East Lawn Mortuary
5757 Greenback Lane
Sacramento, CA
US 95841

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