Susan Hall

May 20, 1958 - Feb. 3, 2024

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Susan Jane Hall was born in Cambridge England in 1958. Her early childhood and adolescent years were spent in New Mexico, Georgia, and Florida. She began singing and dancing at an early age and enjoyed performing in musical theater. Susan spent many years in Nashville, Tennessee where she graduated from Belmont University and continued to hone her skills as a photographer, concrete sculptor, and lead vocalist. She moved west to continue her education, achieving a Master of Arts in Interior Design from Washington State University in 2008. After graduating she set permanent roots in Spokane, Washington. She opened One Source Design in 2008, specializing in sustainable interior design. Soon after she was hired as a professor of Interior Design through Yorkville University’s online degree program where she taught for over a decade. In her later years Susan’s artistic crafts culminated in her ability to create sacred space for others. She was revered among the Spokane Yoga and sound healing community. Susan regularly performed Kirtan style concerts with her band Bijaa. A gifted teacher of meditation, Yin, Bhakti, and Kundalini Yoga, Susan’s lasting impact on those who attended her offerings is immeasurable. Her teachings and performances can still be enjoyed today through her website Among her friends Susan was known for her kindness as well as her directness. One never had to wonder if Susan didn’t like something, her expression spoke volumes. She was incredibly generous with those allowed into her heart. She loved animals and would readily drop her plans to assist a loose dog. Susan enjoyed life’s simple pleasures. She prided herself in making the perfect cup of coffee, rarely turned down a good piece of pie, and enjoyed soaking in a hot tub with friends. Susan felt her most content when immersed in nature. She enjoyed taking her camper trailer on new adventures. She loved to garden and share her bounty with all who would take it. While fiercely independent, Susan was an essential member among her chosen family of friends and community. Susan is survived by her mother Janet Nichols, sister Sally Sparks, and brother Richard Hall.


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