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Elizabeth "Su" Suter 1926 - 2012
Elizabeth (Su) Suter was the eldest daughter of George "Arthur" Suter and Dorothy Suter. Arthur was mayor of Uxbridge and features in the Suters Ltd History and about his role as Mayor at 1959 - THE MAYOR AND MAYORESS OF UXBRIDGE
As Tom Suter reported in Suters Limited - A brief History of the company and the people behind it
Elizabeth "Su" Suter joined the Wrens and worked for the Bletchley Park operation at Eastcote and Stanmore during World War 2.
(Left - Bletchley Park and below the Bletchley Park "Roll of Honour")
She later became a fashion illustrator and deputy head of fashion at St Martinís School of Art in London and was the principal lecturer in the fashion school for thirty years. For many years she covered the Paris collections for British magazines and newspapers including The Daily Telegraph.
Just before her 85th birthday we received this letter.....
..... and on the 3rd April 2012, Su passed away
Jo Brocklehurst Portraitist of the London punk "In Elizabeth Suter's drawing class at St Martin's School of Art in the early 1970s, Jo Brocklehurst was difficult to miss, a tall figure with long jet-black hair under a broad-brimmed hat pulled down low (even while drawing)." Go to page in The Independent Here for Jo Brocklehurst's obituary
and also see Fashionlines.com
Good Housekeeping feature October 1983
Source of images, unless otherwise stated - Suter family archives