Susan Price, 1953-2019
Published 1:00 am Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Memorial services for Susan Price will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home. There will be time for all to share personal memories at the service. Visitation will be one hour prior to services on Saturday.
Susan Gayle Price was born Oct. 27, 1953, to James (Gus) and Elizabeth Gustafson in Mahnomen. She attended Albert Lea High School and graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Wisconsin with a bachelor’s degree in design. She lived in Chicago for more than 40 years, where she was an artist, a clothing and graphic designer and a business woman selling her own creations. She was also a respected performer in local theater and Second City comedy groups for many years. Most importantly, Susan was a loving mother to her son, Danny.
She moved back to her hometown, where she became a substitute teacher and continued to pursue her creative passions by painting, acting with the Albert Lea Community Theater, and retailing designer fashions.
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She is preceded in death by her only child, Dan Price; her mother, Elizabeth Gustafson; and brother, Jay Gustafson.
Survivors include her father, James Gustafson; and sisters Karen Kramer (Andy) and Nancy Doherty (John). Memorials are preferred to Albert Lea Community Theatre at 147 N. Broadway Ave., Albert Lea, MN 56007 or United Way of Freeborn County at 324 S. Broadway Ave., Albert Lea, MN 56007.