Suzanne was born in Lincoln in 1971. The family moved to Warwickshire in 1973 and she became the proud older sister of Clare, who was born in 1976. She was educated in her early years in Studley and Alcester Grammar School and was successful in gaining a place at Warwick University. Suzanne passed her four-year BA course with Qualified Teacher Status in 1993 and began her much-loved teaching career in schools in Birmingham and Worcestershire.
She married Andrew Crossley in 1991 and they became the proud parents of two sons, Ben and Matthew. Suzanne continued teaching in Worcestershire until her cancer diagnosis in 2012 when she retired due to ill health.
In July 2015, whilst on the last day of a holiday in Austria, Suzanne suffered a heart attack, lapsed into unconsciousness, and died peacefully with her family by her side.
ALL PROFITS FROM THE SALE OF HER BOOK GOES TO THE RARE DISEASES CENTRE AT THE QUEEN ELIZABETH HOSPITAL, BIRMINGHAM, UK.