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Grace H. Lyon, founder of Timonium travel agency, dies

Grace H. Lyon, founder of Timonium travel agency, dies

Grace H. Lyon, who founded a Timonium travel agency and worked in the industry for more than three decades, died May 27 at Gilchrist Hospice Care after suffering a fall. She was 95 and lived at the Blakehurst Retirement Community.

Born Grace Harrison in Seattle, she was the daughter of Clifford Harrison, a sports editor for The Seattle Times, and his wife, Harriet Hulett. After graduating from a local high school, she earned a bachelor's degree at the University of Washington.

Family members said she was a pioneer in the travel industry in her hometown. She was hired as a passenger agent for United Airlines at Boeing Airport during World War II. At the time, such jobs were...

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