In Memoriam: Susan Keim Weber, 73

OSWEGO — Susan Keim Weber, 73, passed away on Monday Oct. 13, 2014, at her home in Hancock Point, Maine.

She was a former adjunct instructor of communication studies at SUNY Oswego and wife of the college’s ninth president, Stephen L. Weber.

Susan Keim Weber
Susan Keim Weber

The Webers met as undergraduates at Bowling Green State University and married in 1965.

She was a secondary school English teacher in the 1960s in Michigan, Colorado and Indiana.

After earning her master’s degree from Fairfield University’s School of Corporate and Political Communication, she worked in market research and advertising in Connecticut and Minnesota.

In the 1980s, she was an instructor of speech communication at St. Cloud University and active in the St. Cloud community.

From 1990 to 1995, she taught communication studies at SUNY Oswego, before relocating to San Diego, when her husband became president of San Diego State University and served for 15 years.

The president’s conference room at SDSU is named in her honor.

The Webers retired to Maine in 2011.

While in Oswego, she was active in the community, including Harborfest, Safe Haven Museum, Penfield Library Associates, Oswego County AIDS Council, Winter Club, and Arts and Culture of Oswego County.

Survivors include her husband and their two adult sons, Richard L. and Matthew K. Weber.

Condolences may be sent to P.O. Box 8, West Side Road, Hancock Point, ME 04640.

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  1. Matthew – I’m sorry to hear about your mom’s passing. It is always hard when you loose your mom. I have been trying to find you because the 1991 Boys Tennis Team at Oswego High went into the Hall of Fame this past year and I have a plaque to send you, but don’t know where to send it. So if you can send me an address I’ll send it your way. You can get in touch with me by email [email protected] or facebook. Hope to hear from you soon. Mr. Fatiga

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