Tributes to 27-year-old who died suddenly at her home

IPSWICH: Tributes were today paid to a bubbly former Ipswich pupil who died suddenly at her home.

Police were called to Susan Goldby’s home in Southern Belle Close, Bury St Edmunds, after concerns were raised for her welfare last Saturday evening.

Friends of the marketing executive alerted the emergency services after failing to reach her by telephone.

Police officers attended and forced their way into her home. She was taken to the West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds, where she died some time later.

The 27-year-old was a former pupil at Ipswich School in Henley Road where she studied for her A-levels.


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Her partner, Rich Archer, said: “We loved Susie very much and it is clear that she had a special place in so many people’s hearts.

“Susie had a bubbly personality and never missed out on the chance to party or even organise a party.

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“She was popular with all the London film studios and was fortunate enough to attend a number of premieres including Sex And The City 2 as recently as last Thursday night and texted me from the red carpet: ‘Best Night Ever!’.

“She left us peacefully, for which we must be thankful, but her passing has left such a huge gap in my, her family and her friends’ lives. This wonderful girl will be truly missed.”

Tests carried out after her death revealed she died of natural causes and, as a result, no inquest will be held.

Ms Goldby was a product marketing manager for Play.com in Cambridgeshire.

Before joining the company nearly two years ago, Ms Goldby, who was educated at Oxford Brookes University, had worked for more than two years for Suffolk seed firm Thompson and Morgan as an electronic commerce assistant.

Her funeral will take place on June 11 at noon at the West Suffolk Crematorium. All those who knew her are welcome to attend.

A police spokeswoman said: “We were called to reports that a lady had collapsed in her home and that access could not be gained to the property. Officers forced entry and found the woman, who was treated by paramedics. She was taken to hospital where she later died.”

n Pay your tributes to Susan – write to Your Letters, Evening Star, 30 Lower Brook Street, Ipswich, IP4 1AN, or e-mail eveningstarletters@eveningstar.co.uk

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