By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The PUP Fort George announced the death of Ms. Susie Price on Tuesday.
“It is with great sadness that we mourn the loss of Katherine Louise Price “Susie,” sister of the Rt. Hon George Cadle Price and Dr. Jane Usher,” said PUP Fort George in a social media post.
“Aunt Susie was a nurse who, like her siblings, spent her entire life in service to her country.
“As we come together as a family, we cherish all the great memories we had with Aunt Susie! May her Soul Rest In Peace,” said the PUP Fort George post.
“It is with deep regret that The Nurses and Midwives Council of Belize notes the passing of Katherine “Susie” Price, RN/MSN. We extend our deepest condolences to her family and friends. May she rest in peace,” said the Nurses and Midwives Council of Belize (Nmc Belize).
The Nmc Belize said Ms. Susie registered with the council in 1974 and worked for many years at the Belize City Hospital. She also lectured at the Bliss School of Nursing.
“She lived a life of service to people, particularly the thousands she was able to help through her nursing profession,” said the Nmc Belize
“Sending our sincere condolences on the passing of a Nursing Mentor/Educator. Ms. Katherine Price was one of my nursing lecturers in my early years of nursing education at the Bliss School of Nursing. Sleep in peace, and thanks for molding so many of our past nursing professionals,” said Catherine Godinez in a comment in the post.
“Ms. Price was the head teacher of the Bliss School of Nursing when I attended for my first round of nursing studies. Her persuasion for and insistence on professional behavior were unwavering. Her instruction especially in psychiatric nursing helped to shape my career choices. Rest In Peace, Ms. Price,” said Arlette Wade Sheppard.
Ms. Price was also manager of the Belize Times for a good number of years.