Suzanne Hyman

Suzanne Hyman

Suzanne Hyman (Katz), 82, of Princeton died Feb. 20, 2020. She was born in New York City and moved to the New Brunswick area in 1966.

Mrs. Hyman was the founding managing editor of Raritan Review, a literary and cultural magazine based at Rutgers University. She served as managing editor for nearly two decades in the 1980s and 1990s, working with Professor Richard Poirier, the magazine’s editor, to publish some of the literary world’s most renowned essayists, poets, and critics.

She was a graduate of Douglass College at Rutgers, and held a master’s degree from Rutgers in English literature.

She played the piano throughout her lifetime.

She is survived by her husband, Prof. Ronald T. Hyman; her son, Jonathan C. Hyman (Gail Rubenfeld) of Bethel, N.Y.; two daughters, Elana (Juha) Hollo of Cheltenham, Pa., and Rachel Hyman of Brooklyn; and four grandchildren.

Services were held Feb. 23 with arrangements by Crabiel Parkwest Funeral Chapel, New Brunswick. Memorial contributions may be made to Southern Poverty Law Center or PEN America.

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