Lynne Suzanne “Suzie” Neft

Lynne Suzanne “Suzie” Neft

NEFT: Lynne Suzanne “Suzie” Neft, 75, passed away March 10, 2021, in Scottsdale Arizona, where she and her husband Howard lived since 2008. Originally from Peoria, Illinois, she and her husband lived in Pittsburgh for two years. Lynne received a bachelor’s degree from University of Michigan and a Master’s in Education from Carnegie Mellon University. She was a longtime member of Am Yisrael Congregation in Northfield, Illinois, a member of Hadassah and served on the board of Brandeis University Women’s Committee. In Arizona she was a substitute teacher in Fountain Hills, a volunteer tutor at the Navajo School and a Palomino Library volunteer. Lynne enjoyed cooking and entertaining. She loved reading, yoga, hiking with her dogs and spending time with her grandchildren. She is survived by her husband Howard, children Jordan Neft and Rachel (Chris) DePalma; grandchildren Isaac and Adeline DePalma, and loving nieces and nephews, including Bryan (Julie) Neft and Andrew (Nonna) Neft.
A private burial was held in Scottsdale, Arizona. Donations can be made to the Association of Frontal Temporal Degeneration or Boxer Rebound of Phoenix. PJC

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