Lisa Burton, 56, died Sept. 27, 2012, in Truckee. She was born Jan. 20, 1956, in Washington D.C., to parents Grace and Jim McCone.
Lisa spent her early youth in Hong Kong, but returned to the US by age 5 and was raised in San Rafael, Calif. Her husband Chris and she met at Santa Clara University in 1975 and lived together in Truckee, Calif., ever since they were married in 1978.
She worked in management for Mervyn's for 17 years and worked at Emerald Cove Marina, Bullards Bar Reservoir, north of Nevada City in the western Sierra Nevada foothills until 2006. Chris and Lisa have been explorers ever since.
A memorial service took place Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the North Tahoe Event Center in Kings Beach.