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University of Utah
Suzanne Shaw, social worker
Suzanne Shaw, social worker

Suzanne Shaw, a social worker whose love of female authors led her to found the Women's Literature Review, died of complications from dementia Dec. 1 at Copper Ridge, an assisted-living facility in Sykesville. The Radnor-Winston resident was 60. The daughter of Norman Shaw, a salesman, and Joyce Shaw, an educator, Suzanne Shaw was born and raised in Murray, Utah, where she graduated in 1972 from Murray High School. While a student at the University of Utah in 1970s, Ms. Shaw grew interested in urban studies and applied for an exchange program that offered a year at one of several colleges. On the list was Morgan State University. When she told people in Utah that Morgan State...