ALTAMONT – Susan Granzow Batty, 68, passed away from a pulmonary disease on Tuesday, August 28, 2018. Susan grew up in Fulton, NY and graduated from G. Ray Bodley High School. She went on to receive a BA from SUNY Albany. She enjoyed many years working for the New York State Office of Mental Health, initially as a housing developer in the Hudson River region and then as assistant director of local operations statewide. Sue met her husband, David Batty, in 1968 and the two fell in love. They were married and spent 46 loving years together. He will miss her dearly and will never have another love as deep and lasting. Sue was a kind and humble person who was always selfless and generous towards others. She was always positive and saw the best in people. Sue enjoyed traveling the country and world with her husband. When home she enjoyed gardening and spending special time with her sister as well as her nieces and their families.
In addition to her husband David, Susan is survived by her beloved twin sister Barbara Pentlen (Stephen), brothers William Niver (Jean), and Gordon Granzow. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. She was predeceased by her sister Nancy Aylor (Richard).
There will be no funeral or calling hours. Contributions in her memory may be made to Cure CMD, 19401 S. Vermont Ave, Suite J-100, Torrance, CA 90502 or online at www.curecmd.org. Donations should be designated to the “LMNA fund.” This is a cause very dear to Sue. To leave a message of condolence for the family, please visit www.HansFuneralHome.com.
So sorry to hear about Sue. She was my first boss twenty nine years ago at Hudson River Regional Office in Poughkeepsie, NY. She was a wonderful boss. I’m so sorry for your loss. She will be missed.
Lynda Matthews Boryk
I’m so sorry for your loss. My heartfelt condolences.
Stephen J King
Dave, Barb & Family, so sorry to hear of Sue’s passing. She was a kind, sweet and gentle soul and will be missed. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Kim and Steve King
I was very sad to hear about Sue’s passing. Sue and I worked closely together at OMH for a number of years. She was great at her job and a wonderful person, and I considered her a good friend. I am so sorry for your loss.
Debbie Van Dam
I am so Sorry about Sue. I had a dream of you last night for some reason… we worked at Green’s office supplies together in case you don’t remember.