Born on August 6, 1950 in Norfolk, VA, the second of three daughters to Ray and Louise Dennis, Lynda grew up in Spokane and graduated from Shadle Park High School.
After marrying and raising a family, she attended Eastern Washington University, where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Education.
Lynda taught at Pratt Elementary School in Spokane for many years before moving to Phoenix.
Generous and quick to smile, Lynda enjoyed the company of those around her, and her contagious laugh cheered and brightened many peoples’ hearts.
She had a special place for children and cats, and enjoyed traveling and celebrating life.
She is survived by her sons; Robert of Berlin, Germany, and Russel of Phoenix, AZ, as well as her sister; Betty Dennis of Prescott, AZ.
A private memorial ceremony will take place in Phoenix.