Hawley, Lisa L. age 51, of Kula, Hawaii, formerly of Wayzata, MN, died October 12, 2006. Preceded in death by her father, John B. Hawley, Jr. Survived by her life-partner, Corey T. Ryder, Kula, Hawaii; mother, Rosita Hawley Wright of Wayzata, MN and Palm Beach, FL; brothers, MacDonald S. Hawley, Evergreen, CO, James M. Hawley, Minneapolis, MN, McGill J. Hawley, Gainesville, TX; sisters, Lane Hawley Cole, Naples, FL, Terrell Hawley Simonson, Golden Valley, MN; three nieces and two nephews. As a youth, Lisa rode competitively in hunter-jumper events, participated in the Long Lake Hunt and was an avid water-skier. She graduated from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 1978, later working on the three-part environmental documentary "Voice of the Planet." She and Corey created the Earth Foundation in 1997 and supported numerous environmental and conservation projects in Hawaii. Lisa had a deep interest in health and spirituality. Her energy and passionate commitment to furthering her knowledge in these areas was a gift to all who knew her. Lisa was dearly loved and we will miss her. A mountaintop service will be held at dawn in Maui, Hawaii on October 22. Memorials preferred to The Nature Conservancy, 923 Nu'uanu Ave., Honolulu, HI 96817 or donor's favorite charity.
This obituary was originally published in the Star Tribune.
Published in Star Tribune from Oct. 18 to Oct. 22, 2006.