Susan Ellison Pastorek

Profile Updated: May 9, 2012
Susan Ellison
Class of 1963
Residing In: Los Angeles, CA USA
Spouse/Partner: Dr. elinor brandt (legally married)
Children, Grandchildren: Kirk Ellison Pastorian (biochemist PhD, Lawyer)
grandchild-aiden is as smart as Kirk is
Occupation: nurse practitioner, RN,retired
Yes! Attending Reunion
Occupation/Career(s) Details:

president of calif. nurse practitioner association (FIRST EVER) started the association

Different places I have lived:


Family history living in South Pasadena:

still own a home in south pasadena

Family members who also went to SPHS:

Halle ellison(sister) Becky ellison (sister)
kirk ellison Pastorek (Pastorian) my son

School Memories:

the homophobia was evident

Milestones & Epiphanies:

was in the 1st class at UCLA for nurse practitioners
worked for LA County for 28 yr.
was married to a man for 10yrs who knew I was gay
have been with the same woman for 20yr. and we were legally married in Ca.

What's happening in my life now:

retired, travelling the world as my wife loves travelling
garden, raised two chihuahuas that own us now

Pastimes & Hobbies:

gardening, insect collection, traveling, went to the amazon in 2009

Favorite Books, Magazines, Movies, TV etc:

gay shows
MCC Church in the Valley (deacon in training), my wife is on the Board and is a veterinarian