Saint Charles Shaving's Sue

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Saint Charles Shaving's Sue

Post by Austin » Tue Nov 02, 2010 1:53 pm

Gents, I wanted to let you all know that Sue passed away this morning. We have lost a great lady and friend.

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Post by drmoss_ca » Tue Nov 02, 2010 2:08 pm

Sad indeed.

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Post by ThePossum » Tue Nov 02, 2010 2:57 pm

Sue was a great friend to the wet shaving community and was always ready to satisfy her customer's needs.

I had one particular shave cream that she no longer sold on the site but when I asked her about it she so kindly said she would make a batch for me. True to her word she came through a month later when I reorders the cream.

She will be sadly missed. My condolences go out to her daughter Wendy.

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Post by Blue As A Jewel » Tue Nov 02, 2010 3:20 pm

My condolences and best wishes to the family as they work through this.
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Post by Araner » Tue Nov 02, 2010 3:34 pm

What a loss. She was such a class act.


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Post by paperpundit » Tue Nov 02, 2010 4:00 pm

A true classic. She will be missed by all she touched.

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Post by EL Alamein » Tue Nov 02, 2010 4:53 pm

She will be greatly missed. May she rest in peace and perpetual light shine upon her.


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Post by Sam » Tue Nov 02, 2010 5:44 pm

I remember when the Goldfather, Tony, was telling us he had been talking with a lady that was making batches of shave cream and colognes and how Sue was so accomodating. She was one of the first before all the artisinal soaps and creams, not that there were none out there, but it was not as widespread as it is now. I know that death is a part of life, and I remember when Sue's husband passed, but when people like Sue passes, it seems as thought a piece of the world is missing, and the sun is not as bright as it was.

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Post by smoothshaver » Tue Nov 02, 2010 6:14 pm

My condolences to her family and friends. As others have noted, Sue was a great friend of the wetshaving community. I fondly recall that hers were some of the first artisinal shaving products I tried. She will be missed.

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Post by GollyMrScience » Tue Nov 02, 2010 8:14 pm

Very sorry to hear that. Always enjoyed talking to her and as others have mentioned - a class act.

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Post by Pureslab » Tue Nov 02, 2010 9:28 pm

Sad news , on a positive note lets hope she lead a happy & fulfilling life while here.

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Post by CMur12 » Tue Nov 02, 2010 10:35 pm

A prayer for Sue and her family.

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Post by ateace » Wed Nov 03, 2010 7:38 am

Even when you're expecting news like this, when you hear it, it is no less easy to process.

Sue was one of a kind and she set a good example of what a truly good person is.

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Post by gil3591 » Wed Nov 03, 2010 8:03 am

my sympathies go out to the family. i had not conversed with sue but have ordered from her several times. her products are super. the loss of someone really brings home what is imporatant in life and what is not.
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Post by Montecristo #2 » Wed Nov 03, 2010 11:33 am

Oh man. My condolences.

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Post by Bonzo » Wed Nov 03, 2010 4:53 pm

Terrible news; considering how fast the cancer apparently spread (from reading the thread on B&B).

I hope the family finds solace in the fact that Sue was loved by so many who didn't personally know her.

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Post by Steve-o » Wed Nov 03, 2010 5:13 pm

Wow. *removes 2x4 from face*

Like others here, I enjoyed Sue's shaving cream, her interest in her craft and customers, and her presence on these boards. She will be missed.
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Post by Squire » Wed Nov 03, 2010 7:49 pm

Sad indeed.

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Post by brothers » Wed Nov 03, 2010 8:27 pm

Such a heartbreaking loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to Sue's family.

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Post by tonyespo » Fri Nov 05, 2010 2:53 pm

Thanks to Mark The Shoe Shine Boy and Andrew I was able to talk to Sue and her daughter Wendy last Sunday. The last thing she told me was that her soap making helped her to make so many friends. Sue considered every customer a new friend. She was a class act and first class citizen. Her daughter Wendy told me she will try to keep St. Charles Shave going because Sue wanted it that way.
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