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August 20, 1947 - February 11, 2024

In Loving Memory ~

It is with immense sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Susan Laubenstein on Feb 11, 2024, in the ICU at Surrey Memorial Hospital. Susan was born August 20,1947 in Edmonton, AB and raised in Victoria, BC.

She attended Victoria High School, as did her mother and three uncles, and graduated in 1965. She received her BSc from the University of Victoria and received her Doctor of Medicine from the University of British Columbia. She practiced medicine in Nova Scotia (Family Practice Residency), New Brunswick, Williams Lake, BC, and Metro Vancouver.

She felt privileged to mentor many young physicians. She truly loved the profession of Family Medicine and was dedicated to her patients, many of whom have expressed their gratitude for the care she gave them.

She is survived, and remembered with love, by her brother, Glen (Rene), she was such a wonderful big sister! She was the best Auntie for Sarah (Kirk and their children Zach and Ollie), and David (Velvette). She was an Auntie that they could talk to about anything, and she always made them feel loved and cherished.

We are very grateful to Susan's friend Katherine, a steadfast and deeply caring friend of so many years. She knew she could depend on you and that you would always support her.

To cousins Ron and Alice and their daughters Ellen (Peikang and their children Anya, Ramon, Raissa and Rayhart) and Vida (Tim and their children Anjali, Maia, and Isla), you shared a very special and remarkable bond with Susan and her visits with you were precious to her. Susan was a wonderful listener and she really cared about the children and was a beloved, caring, and fun loving "Auntie Sue", a source of joy to the family for many years.

To Ron and Lila, you've always been there, forever friends, sharing your sensible advice combined with joy and laughter - what a gift.

To all of her colleagues and friends, you added so very much to her life, and we thank you. Her sweet dog, Laura, is missing her terribly.

Susan was predeceased by her loving parents, George, and Cathy Laubenstein, by Ron and Alice's son, David, and by many uncles and aunts.

A memorial service is planned for August 17, 2024 (1:30pm) at Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre, 14831 28th Avenue, Surrey. BC.

Service Details

Celebration of Life
Saturday, August 17, 2024
1:30 PM
Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre, 14831 28th Avenue, Surrey

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