Obituary: Sue Savona

La Cañada High School graduate Sue Duca Savona, 38, of Glendale passed away suddenly from complications related to an emergency surgery when the family was traveling to Green Bay, Wis. for the holidays.

Born in Green Bay on Sept. 20, 1973, to Cheryl and Robert Duca, she is survived by her husband of 17 years, Gary Savona and nine children: Kali, John, Sam, Jenna, Emma, Sara, Josh, Ava and Chloe. She also leaves her parents and a brother.

She attended the University of California at Davis to pursue a degree in biology. Sue met Gary Savona while working as a camera operator/projectionist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. They married in August 1994.

A memorial service will be recited at Nativity Church, Green Bay on Jan. 3; followed by a second memorial service at Holy Redeemer Church, Montrose on Jan, 6. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Sue Savona Memorial Trust Fund, account number 02237-76539 at Bank of America, 2320 Honolulu Ave. Montrose, CA 91020.

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