Honoring Susan R. Garber

Susan R. Garber of Boston and Key West passed away in May of 2015. She spent over 20 years in Key West during the month of February with her husband, Roy Bishop. They had just moved permanently to Key West this past year. She had a very successful career working in public and private organizations including the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the Boston Redevelopment Authority, City of Boston, Lotus, IBM, and Texas Instruments. She was the Project Director for the renovation of the Charlestown Naval Shipyard in Boston and was the Director of Public Art for the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston. She graduated from Smith College and also had masters' degrees in business and historic preservation. She enjoyed the arts, including theatre and subscribing to the Boston Symphony and even founded her neighborhood's book club. Near the end of her life, Susan was a volunteer at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, developing tours for the disabled. She was honored posthumously by the Museum in December with a Tour and Reception.