Obituary: Susan W. Caine, former executive director of development communications, 68

Susan Caine

Susan W. Caine, recently retired executive director of development communications at Washington University in St. Louis, died Feb. 2, 2020, following a lengthy struggle against brain cancer. She was 68.

Caine joined Alumni & Development Programs in 2001 following positions with the Missouri Botanical Garden and St. Louis Magazine.

“Susan was instrumental to the success of two comprehensive university campaigns — The Campaign for Washington University and Leading Together,” said Pamella A. Henson, executive vice chancellor for Alumni & Development. “She created inspiring proposals, developed effective campaign materials and built a successful team of colleagues who carry on her legacy today.”

A celebration of Caine’s life will be held from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, in the Alumni House living room.

To read Caine’s full obituary, visit the Herald-Whig website.

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