About Susan Lovell


Susan Brace Lovell earned undergraduate and graduate degrees with honors in English from the University of Michigan and taught high school and college English. She co-founded Cadence, a weekly newspaper in East Grand Rapids, Michigan, and is the author of four non-fiction histories. Lovell is a longtime member of the Salvation Army and sits on the Grand Rapids Salvation Army Advisory Board. She and her husband live in Grand Rapids.


Susan is actively involved in philanthropy in her native Grand Rapids. She consults for The Wege Foundation, has been an Advisory Board member to the Salvation Army for 20 years, and co-founded the weekly Michigan newspaper, Cadence. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Michigan.


Lovell family at the Sandpiper / Rainbow beach on Lake Michigan