Susan O'Connor was born on May 13, 1940 in Portland Oregon to Margaret Ann Dickover and Francis Joseph O'Connor.
She had one sibling, her older sister Mary.
O'Connor Home, Portland, Oregon
Susie Family Photos
She attended the Holy Child Academy with her sister Mary.
Holy Child Academy
Holy Child Academy Nuns
After graduation she and went on to the University of Oregon where she became a Kappa Alpha Theta.
She graduated from Portland State with a degree in education.
Portland State University
Susie met Richard Easton in the summer of 1961 while they were both working in the Grand Canyon.
Richard Worked for Standard Oil in the service station and Susie worked at the Grand Canyon Lodge.
Susie and Richard Courtship
She transferred to the University of Utah for the Fall Semester.
Susie and Richard were married in January of 1962 at Richard's home in Beaver City, Beaver County, Utah.
Susie and Richard's Wedding
They lived in three different appartments in Salt Lake City while they were in school. Susie completed a
Master's Degree in Education while Richard finished his Master's Degree in Mathematics. Richard
continued his education obtaining his Ph.D in Mathematics in 1966.
Susie and Richard Apartments in Salt Lake City.
Susie and Richard's Daughter Holly Anne was born in Salt Lake City on November 17, 1963.
Early photos of Holly Anne Easton
Susie and Richard Graduation 1963
In 1965, the family moved to Ogden, Weber County, Utah where Richard was hired as an Assistant Professor of
Mathematics. He taught there for one year while he completed his Ph.D in Mathematics. Theie first son, Mark
Jensen Easton was born in Ogden on May 19, 1966
Susie and Richard's Home in Ogden, Utah.
Early photos of Mark Jensen Easton
After they finished their educations, Susan and Richard moved to Indiana to raise their family.
Home in Terre Haute, Indiana
Son Bradford Richard Easton was born in Terre Haute, Indiana on November 18, 1968
Early photos of Bradford Richard Easton
During the 1960's and 1970's the family would travel by car to Seaview, Washington on the mouth of the Columbia
river for a week or so with the Carskadon family at their Beach House. Susan's Father and Mother would always come for
a day or 2. The families would play on the beach dig for clams and John and Richard would fish for Salmon. The family was
usually there for the opening of the Salmon fishing season.
From Seaview, Washington the family would travel to Beaver City, Utah for a week or so with Richard's parents, Ray and
Norma Easton. There they would ride horses, fish in the Beaver Mountains and do cook outs over campfires.
Early Photos of Susan Breffni O'Connor in Oregon.
Susie Photos Oregon
Early Photos of Susan Breffni O'Connor in Utah.
Susie Photos Utah
More Photos of Susie in Indiana
Susie Photos Indiana
In 1985, the family moved to Edenburg, Texas where Richard had been hired as the Chairperson of the Department of
Mathematics at Pan American University. The University is now part of the University of Texas System and is called the
University of Texas Pan American.
Photos of Edenburg, Texas
The family was only in Texas for 18 months before they decided to move back to Indiana. Susan traveled to Terre Haute
and picked out the house that she wanted to live in on South Center Street.
Home on South Center