Susan Davidson Thomas ’83 was the daughter of Forrest B. Davidson and Lois (Miles) Davidson. She was born in San Francisco and raised in Los Altos, attending the Convent of the Sacred Heart. She held a B.A. in zoology from UC Berkeley, a master’s in biological sciences from Stanford University, and an MBA from SCU. For many years she worked as a risk analyst at Failure Analysis Associates in Palo Alto. She was married to John H. Thomas, professor of biological sciences at Stanford University, from 1966 until his death in 1999. Susan died suddenly after a fall at her home on Jan. 2, 2018. She is deeply missed by her sisters, Jeanne Kline and Jane Hills. She is also survived by nieces and nephews Catherine Hills (Audrey Borden), Barbara (Keith Smith), Jim, Peter (Marcia Stuermer), and Robin (Lisa Beskin) Kline as well as her grandniece, Josie Borden. Susan was was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Church in Palo Alto and well known and loved in her neighborhood for being a friendly and compassionate neighbor. 

08 Nov 2018