Liz passed away unexpectedly on Sept. 22 at OHSU, due to surgical complications.
Born La Una Mae Elizabeth Johnson, in Klamath Falls, Liz was raised in Fall Creek and graduated from Lowell High School in 1955. Anointed “Queen of the Dam” for Lookout Point Dam, Liz received her bachelor’s degree from the Oregon College of Education and became a teacher, focusing on fine arts.
Liz married Donald Irvine in 1958 and although they divorced, she remained lifelong friends and an active Irvine family member at all gatherings – usually partaking as head chef . . .