Susan Crofts Dokos
January 7, 1950 ~ October 24, 2012
SOUTH OGDEN - Susan Crofts Dokos, 62, beloved mother and grandmother passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2012.
With a true passion and gift of caring for others, Susan found her calling as a nurse early in life. She enjoyed several years in home healthcare before joining the McKay-Dee Surgical Center staff in Ogden. She had recently celebrated her 40th anniversary in nursing. She will be greatly missed by friends and associates at Intermountain Healthcare.
Susan was also a talented cook, avid reader, and lifelong animal lover. She enjoyed crafting, quilting, and needlepoint. Above all, she cherished the time she spent with her son and new grandchild.
She is survived by mother Ethel Eileen Crofts, brothers Richard, Curtis, and Mike, son James Robert Dokos and grandson Reid Chandler Dokos. She is preceded in death by her father, Frank MacMullen "Mac" Crofts.
The family will greet friends and co-workers at a memorial on Thursday, November 1st from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Myers Mortuary, 845 Washington Blvd., Ogden, UT 84404.
Internment will be Friday at the Fielding Cemetery in Idaho Falls, ID.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Humane Society of Utah.
Sevices under the direction of Myers in Brigham City.
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November 1, 2012, 9:31 pm-
I was so saddened to hear of Susan's death. I worked for and with Susan when she was nurse manager on the 3rd South Surgical floor. We worked the 3-11 shift and became good friends...I visited her home in Willard where she taught me to make "Greek Spaghetti." It is still a family favorite at our house. I remember vividly when she had "J.R. - you were the light of her life,
She went to home care and I went on to manage the child life program on Pediatrics at McKay...but enjoyed reminiscing about the good old days whenever we saw each other...she was my nurse at the surgical center not that long ago and I knew I was in good hands when I saw her. J.R., I'm sure you know how smart she was...how dedicated she was and how much she loved nursing....
My biggest regret was that the last time we saw each other we talked about the fact that because she had moved close to me in South Ogden we could now get together and "do lunch." I'm sorry to say it didn't happen...
You have a great mom,grandmother, daughter and sister...please know that she was loved and respected.
- Sally Jones