BEAVER CLEAVER'S TEACHER, MISS LANDERS HIRES BEAVER TO DOG SIT & FEED HER DOG PURINA DOG CHOW, IN A CLASSIC TV COMMERCIAL.

Sue Randall was a lovely person, and was also a very pretty actress, who played the role of Miss Landers on the classic TV show Leave It To Beaver. Sue Randall passed away in 1984, at the age of 49. What a shame. At the age of 49 years, she should have just begun to enjoy the fruits of her labors. She died from lung cancer, because she was a very heavy smoker. 

She was always one of my favorite tertiary characters, from the classic Leave It To Beaver television program. While researching and confirming my preconceived beliefs of her real-life personnality, I found out that she was a BIG supporter of Multiple Sclerosis, Project Headstart, Joey Bishop's Telethon for Handicapped Children, Arthritis Fund & Reading For The Blind. She even gave the ultimate gift, she donated her body to the Humanity Gifts Registry . What a great lady.

I'm not alone in my belief that Sue was a good person, and a good role model for the fans of LITB. The website FIND A GRAVE  has many kind and thankful words for the young actress. It is a shame that humanitarians like Sue Randall rarely hear kind words when they are still alive. Too often the words only come after they have passed away. Hopefully, Sue and others like her, can still see and hear these kind words.

I have reprinted some of the remarks, from some of the readers of FIND A GRAVE :

You were such a positive role model as a teacher for us baby boomers. I just watched the episode of Leave it to Beaver where you had dinner at Beaver's house & Beaver's friends were spying on you. A classic, like you. Thanks Miss Landers.
- Mike Lentz
 Added: Jul. 23, 2009

Sue - "Miss Landers" -Thank You for the wonderful entertainment you gave us on Leave It To Beaver! Such a beautiful lady to go so young. Rest In Peace, sweet lady.
- Ron Walton
 Added: May. 16, 2009

You are about 30 years older than me. But you were just about perfect from what people who knew you have said. I wish SOMEONE could have stopped you from taking that first cigarette... very sad. Sounds like you started smoking when you were about 12 years old. That addiction is disgusting...God Bless you.
- keef1234
 Added: Jan. 6, 2009

Miss Randall,When I was eight and nine years old I thought that you were the most beautiful teacher in the world. I still do. Rest in peace.
- Steve K.
 Added: Oct. 23, 2008

While searching to see what you were up to these days, I unfortunately discovered that you had passed away, so many years ago. Although I was a child of the 80's, I most admired the women of the fifties. They, like you, were the real women that have long since vanished, with only a few exceptions. Fortunately, I found one and I married her. I, like so many, knew you only as Miss Landers. You were very beautiful on the outside but even more beautiful on the inside. Thanks for what you left to me as a young boy. When you were teaching the Beaver or your students, you were teaching me too. Now my sons are learning from you also. May God bless your family Mrs. Randall.
- Mr. Barget
 Added: Dec. 16, 2007

Dear Sue, You are a beautiful woman. When ever I see you on a TV show I have to stop and watch it. I still have a crush on you after all these years!!! I would have loved to meet you. Rest in Peace.....
- Mark Russo
 Added: Oct. 8, 2007

I celebrate the goodness and beauty you have brought to television and your friend's lives. Rest well, thank you for everything.
- Alan Henry
 Added: Jul. 12, 2007

Dear Susan, I am a teacher (36 years) and I truly admire all of the good you did on Leave It To Beaver. It was only a part but you fit it perfectly. You were kind, patient and loving, and all of the kids loved you. You left us way too soon.

GOD BLESS YOU AND REST IN PEACE!!!!!!!
- Alphonse Dattolo
 Added: Jul. 11, 2007

Sue, I loved you in Desk Set and Leave it to Beaver, especially when you always patiently dealt with that nasty little Judy Hensler! You were so unselfish to want to try to help people, even in death. God bless you and your family.
- wicki
 Added: Oct. 7, 2006

Sue, I hope you don't mind me calling you Miss Landers, because that is how I know you best. I thought you were a cool teacher, I had two teachers like you, one in elementary and one in high school. There ought be more teachers like the one you played on LITB. Rest in peace.
- Harry Klomp
 Added: Jul. 17, 2006

Dear Miss Randall,
You could have made a GENIUS out of anyone! Little boys (and big ones, too!), simply adored you.
Thank you for leaving your remains to medical research. Just another act of kindness, from someone so kind! You will be remembered, always.

May you rest in His loving embrace, eternally...
- My Candida
 Added: Sep. 16, 2005

Rest In Heavenly Peace Miss Randall

To this day, I still have a crush on you. I will always love Miss Landers on Leave it to Beaver. I wish we had more shows like that today.

God Bless You!!!! Sweet Lady!!!!!

PS: Love your eyes
- Tony
Added: Nov. 8, 2004

I was wondering what ever happened to "Miss Landers" yesterday and I decided to look her up. I found out her real name and discovered that she had passed away on October 26, 1984, exactly 20 years ago, to this day! I feel as if she had touched me in some way. Such a beautiful and kind lady. I wish I would have known her.

Love always,
- Mark D
 Added: Oct. 27, 2004

It is with a heavy heart that I write these words, and in sadness that I learned of your passing. The world is a colder place without your smile and kindness.

I will always remember you as Miss Landers, on the Leave It To Beaver show. You helped transport us to a kinder, gentler world trough the MAGIC OF TELEVISION, where everyone wanted to live. You were the kind of teacher everyone wanted. You were the crush of every small boy. The gleam in every man's eye.

Television's  magic will keep you forever young, and will help keep you in our hearts. You are greatly missed and loved.

A FAN.

- MR. JOHN M. ATKINS
 Added: Jul. 5, 2004

Sue, It is such a shame that you died so young. I wish that you had lived to be a ripe old age. I think that you were great as Miss Landers, in Leave it to Beaver and also after the show, you had an administrative job and that you donated your time and efforts to helping others with charitable causes. May God bless you for doing that. You had a heart of gold. Say Hello to Whitey, Ward, Gus, and Mrs. Mondello for me. Rest in peace my sweet, humanitarian and nice lady.
- Dawn Dellarocco
 Added: Jan. 8, 2004

I thought you were "Hot", even as a kid. Whatta Babe! How unfair life can be...you should still be with us, Hon. But in a way you still are, through repeated broadcasts of Leave It To Beaver episodes, that contain your beautiful face. You were such a good hearted person...we love ya Sweetie!
- Richard Barnes
 Added: Nov. 10, 2003

When I was in the 2nd grade, I absolutely fell in love with my teacher, Susan Guest. It was the "Miss Landers" syndrome. i, like the "beaver", was very disappointed when our first love married another, but i knew why from watching you on the tube. Miss Landers, you were more important than you knew. God Bless.
- Bob Self  
Added: Jul. 4, 2003

You caused me to want to teach! I would spend so much time in my bedroom with my "papers and books" that were given to me by my teachers. How I loved you. I could not find out what happened to you. So sad! You were much too young. But still continued to give.
- Jennifer
 Added: Jun. 25, 2003

Wow! A short life which honored the gift of life itself. Why can't we have more like you in the world? We should all take note of how to live a life of gratitude and class. And to think some people just go shopping and consume products. No doubt you are resting in PEACE! Thank God for people like you.
-Anonymous
 Added: Mar. 13, 2003

This is for a lovely lady. I was always taken by your cheerful femininity. Watching Leave It To Beaver I wished I had a teacher like you.

Love exists beyond death, you shared my world for a while and made me feel good. You still do. I love you, and I speak for many others.

God Bless and Keep You
- Wes
 Added: Dec. 9, 2002


A TRIBUTE TO A GREAT LADY AWAY FROM THE TV SCREEN, IN ADDITION TO, A GREAT ACTRESS AND A ROLE MODEL ON THE TV SCREEN, WHILE  PLAYING THE CLASSY MISS LANDERS.

A GREAT ACTRESS DOESN'T JUST READ LINES. A GREAT ACTRESS LIVES, BREATHES AND FEELS THOSE WORDS. SUE RANDALL WAS A GREAT ACTRESS AND A GREAT PERSON.


As the title of this blog post suggests, Sue Randall (Miss Landers) and Jerry Mathers (Beaver Cleaver) did a commercial together. The ad is for Purina Dog Chow. Miss Landers has hired Beaver to dog sit for her little dog and wants Beaver to feed her precious friend a hearty bowl of excellent nutrition, a.k.a. Purina Dog Chow. Enjoy this fantastic piece of Americana.







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