Susan Accettullo passed away on Saturday, Oct. 15, the University has learned. She was a master’s student in wildlife and fisheries resources at the Baruch Institute in Georgetown, South Carolina. She also served in the United States military, first with the Navy and later the Army Reserves.
“We are deeply saddened by Susan’s passing,” said Jim Anderson, director of the James C. Kennedy Waterfowl & Wetlands Conservation Center. “We extend our sincerest condolences to her family. She was such an enthusiastic and caring person, and an excellent role model who brightened the lives of everyone she interacted with. The Kennedy Center and Nemours Wildlife Foundation staff and students will miss Susan’s bubbly personality and drive.”
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is providing grief counseling to students. Any student who wants to speak to a counselor should contact CAPS at 864-656-2451. Counseling services are also available to faculty and staff through Deer Oaks, the University’s Employee Assistance Program provider, at 866-327-2400.
A funeral service was held Wednesday, Oct. 19. View the full obituary here.