Susan Willis was the daughter of Ben Willis and his wife Sarah Willis, born in 1977. She and her brother Will Willis spent the first years of their life at the Tower Bay resort in the Bahamas where their father was employed. Ben murdered Sarah in the honeymoon suite of the resort, apparently because she was cheating on him. Ben took Susan and Will and fled the Island.
They ended up in Southport, Carolina. Susan, as a teenager dated David Egan.
Susie died in a car crash on July 4th, 1996 in a car that was driven by her fiancée, David .
Afterwards, her father named his ship Sweet Susie, in her memory.