In Memory

Alys 'Sue' VanHouten (Blazej) - Class Of 1958

Alys 'Sue' VanHouten (Blazej)

Alys 'Sue' VanHouten Blazej, 79, of Roswell, Georgia, passed away on July 9, 2020. She was born in South Pasadena on October 25, 1940, the daughter of Erskine 'Van' VanHouten and Virginia Apgar VanHouten (SPHS '37). She graduated from South Pasadena High School and attended Pasadena City College.

In 1966 she married Charles Blazej and settled in Huntington Beach until Delta Airlines transferred them to Georgia and they settled in Fayetteville, Georgia until Charles passed away in 2017. She then moved to Roswell, Georgia. She worked as an Avon representative for over 25 years and volunteered with her high school reunion committee for a number of years. She enjoyed all of her Avon clients and working with high school friends to locate lost classmates.

Sue is survived by her daughters, Cheryl Blazej (Jon) and Cyndy (Andy) Miller; five grandchildren; and her sister, Sharon VanHouten Smith (SPHS '61).

Orange County Register, July 18, 2020