Lisa Malmquist Dyslin, 74, of Wilmington, passed away peacefully Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, at her home in Wilmington.
Born Aug. 21, 1942 in Norwalk, Connecticut, Mrs. Dyslin was the daughter of the late Eric and the late Helen (Nygren) Malmquist.
She was a graduate of Norwalk Public School, Class of 1960. While attending Norwalk Public School, she was an accomplished member of the swim team, earning several awards and trophies. After graduating high school, she furthered her education and went on to earn two master's degrees from Wilson College: her master's in education and a master's in computer programing.
She worked as a sixth-grade teacher in Norwalk, Connecticut, and Essex, Connecticut, for 35 years. After her retirement, Mrs. Dyslin and her husband Nicholas moved to Wilmington and worked as manufacturer representatives for Aqua Ventures, selling sea kayaks up and down the East Coast.
Lisa was on the board of directors of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail and was instrumental in establishing 740 miles of canoe trails throughout the Northeast. She was co-president of the Friends of Library in Wilmington.
Mrs. Dyslin is survived by her husband Nicholas Dyslin of Wilmington and her sister Ruth Craffey of Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
There are no calling hours. Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. The M.B. Clark Inc. Funeral Home in Lake Placid is in charge of arrangements.
Relatives and friends are encouraged to share a memory for the family to cherish or leave online condolences at www.mbclarkfuneralhome.com.