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Advertising executive

Virginia Grant Suttles, American advertising executive.


Suttles, Virginia Grant was born on June 13, 1931 in Urbana, Illinois, United States. Daughter of William Henry and Lenora (Fitzsimmons) Grant.


Graduate public schools, Mahomet, Illinois.


Media estimator and Procter & Gamble budget control Tatham-Laird, Inc., Chicago, 1955-1960. Media planner, supervisor Tracy-Locke Company, Inc., Dallas and Denver, 1961-1968. Media director, account executive Lorie-Lotito, Inc., 1968-1972.

Vice president, media director Sam Lusky Associates, Inc., Denver, 1972-1986. Independent media buyer, 1984-1989. Marketing assistant marketing department Del E. Webb Communities, Inc., Sun City West, Arizona, 1985-1988, with telemarketing department, 1989-1990, homeonwer coordinator, 1993-1997.

Marketing coordinator assistant/media buyer Del Webb Corporation, Phoenix, 1990-1993. Lecturer senior journalism class University Colorado, Boulder, 1975-1980. Conductor class in media seminars Denver Advertising Federation, 1974, 77.

Colorado State University panelist Broadcast Day, 1978, High School Institute, 1979, 80, 81, 82, 83.


Founder Del E. Webb Memorial Hospital Foundation. Patron founder Tree of Life National Kidney Foundation Colorado-Rockies Snow Mountain Young Men’s Christian Association Ranch, Winter Park, Colorado, Sun Health Foundation Sun Cities, Arizona State University Foundation Sundome Performing Arts Center. Member Denver Advertising Federation (board directors 1973-1975, program chairman 1974-1976, 80-82, executive board, vice president operations 1980-1981, chairman Alfie awards committee 1980-1981, Advertising Professional of Year 1981-1982), Denver Advertising Golf Association (vice president 1976-1977, president 1977-1978), Colorado Broadcasters Association, Sun City West Bowling Association (board directors 1987-1988), American Legion Auxiliary (historian, public chairman 1998-2000, secretary 1999-2002, at large board member since 2002), Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary (life), Air Force Sergeant's Association Auxiliary, Sun Health Auxiliary (life), West Valley Art Museum Women's League (treasurer 1999-2000).


Married John Henry Suttles, September 24, 1977 (deceased July 1996). Step-children: Linda, Peggy, Pamela Suttles Diaz, Randall.

William Henry Grant

Lenora (Fitzsimmons) Grant

John Henry Suttles

Linda Suttles

Peggy Suttles

Pamela Suttles Diaz Suttles

Randall Suttles