Lynn T. Johnson

Resided in Escanaba, Michigan
Died December 18th, 2019

Lynn T. Johnson, 51 of Escanaba, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at her home.

She was born in Escanaba on September 13, 1968, daughter of, Stanley and Mary (Miller) Johnson. She graduated from Escanaba High School and received her bachelor’s degree in English literature at Michigan State University.

She was a life-long resident of Escanaba besides the times she was fortunate to travel to many places with her husband at that time, during his military years.

Lynn was a journalist at the Daily Press for many years which she thoroughly enjoyed. She had a passion for writing, being involved with social activism and spending time with her dog, Janet.

She was a member of Unitarian Universalist Bay de Noc Fellowship which was held at the Bonifas Art Center.

Lynn is survived by her son, Garrison Gendron of Escanaba; siblings, Katherine (Andre) Depew of Charlotte, NC and Barbara Johnson (Dr. Ibrahim El-Shishtawy Hassan) of Al Ain, United Arab Emirates; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and sister, Julie Johnson.

The family will receive relatives and friends on Thursday, December 26th from 9:30 – 11 a.m. at the Crawford Funeral Home, 302 S. 13th St., Escanaba.

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8 Tributes to “Lynn T. Johnson”

  1. She was a great person always tryed to help out people that she loved n always tryed to be there for them she had a great smile n a she was very beautiful she will be miss by many. Including her dog Janet

  2. She was a funny person and a great friend and she will be missed dearly. She was a smart lady

  3. So sorry that Lynn has passed away. I’ll always remember our times with the Bay de Noc UUF, as young, caring moms. Lynn was a bright mind. Sympathies to her son and family.

  4. Rest in peace. Our UU Fellowship was saddened to hear of Lynn’s passing. Lynn was an optimist, generous to others, and supportive to all. She will be missed.

  5. So sorry to hear of Lynn’s passing. She was an active participant in our UU community and will be deeply missed. We are all thinking of Garrison and praying for his well being.

  6. The word of Lynn’s passing was met with sorry within our Bay de Noc UU Fellowship. Lynn was always positive and supportive of others. She will be missed by all. Our sympathy to Lynn’s family.

  7. My deepest sympathy in the passing of Lynn.
    I will remember Lynn for her intelligence, sense of humor and the passion In her soul.
    I have fond memories of working together on projects and co-teaching RE classes for the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship.
    Our hearts and thoughts go out to Garrison and family.

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