Suzanne Ransom Roy\n09/02/1923-06/29/2016\n\nSuzanne Ransom Roy of Tucson, Az. Passed away peacefully in her\nsleep at the age of 92. Suzanne was born in Sacramento, California\nand graduated from the University of Arizona where she was a member\nof Kappa Alpha Theta. Sue and her horse, Colonel Wood, were a dynamic duo\nIn horse jumping competitions around Arizona.\nSuzanne married Arthur P. Sprinkle Jr. and lived in Hawaii for nine years\nbefore she was widowed. With her three young sons in tow Sue returned to\nTucson. Some years later she married Dr. Francis Roy. After Sue was widowed a second\ntime she returned to U of A in her late forties and earned a masters degree in\nVocational Training. Not long after she began a career as Director of the\nTucson Association for the Blind.\nAmong the organizations she volunteered for include TROT, the therapeutic riding\ncenter for folks with special needs. Suzanne believed those kids could feel\nboth the power and gentleness of horses, providing a unique and special\nexperience. Suzanne was also a docent at Sabino Canyon acting as a guide to\nscenic splendor. She loved the Catalina mountains, often saying "the mountain\nis alive, it's spiritual." She hoped one day it would be her final resting place. So it\nshall be.\n"Big Sue" is survived by the three sons who admired her so much. Arthur P. Sprinkle III,\nGarrett R. Sprinkle, Stephen S. Sprinkle; sisters Shirley Casteel, Jeanne Farwell; granddaughters Shauna, Maile, Nicole, Mariah; grandson Paulo;\ndaughters-in-law Jean Sprinkle, Pamela Sprinkle; step daughters Cathie Roy, Genevieve LeBlanc.