In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Susan G. Komen foundation at www.komen.org. Donations can also be sent to the Hartford Healthcare Cancer Institute in West Hartford, Connecticut. Memorial donations can be made to Helen & Harry Gray Cancer Center, for the Cancer Clinical Research Office. Please make checks payable to Hartford Hospital and mail donations to Harford Hospital, Attn: Department of Philanthropy, 80 Seymour Street, P.O Box 5037, Hartford, CT 06102. Include a not that the donation is in memory of Susan Clark McClarnon. The obituary was lovingly written by the family of Susan Clark (Taplin) McClarnon..