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...
A United Airlines jet taxis at O'Hare International Airport.