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PRESQUE ISLE - Lisa S. Obstfeld 60 passed away June 28, 2016, at her home after battling breast cancer for 22 years, nine of them stage four. She was truly a rare person loved by all who met her. She lived to laugh and love. She was born August 20, 1955, in Des Moines, Iowa, the daughter of Joseph and Fran (Blotkey) Obstfeld. She grew up in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Lisa earned her PH.D. at Memphis State University in 1982. She worked as a Psychologist in private practice of psychology 1982-1990 in Reno and 1990-2008 in Presque Isle. She loved her Siberian Huskies team and was truly devoted to her dogs. Lisa enjoyed creating fused glass art in her studio. She was an adoring wife to Stuart Wyckoff (who knew he was the luckiest person on earth when she agreed to marry him).

Lisa is survived by her husband Stuart of Presque Isle, a sister Gaila Weisberg of Neversink, NY, and a brother Jeff Obstfeld of Paradise Valley, Arizona.

A celebration of her life in Presque Isle will be announced; information may be obtained from Traci Halvorson of Easton at 768-0066 or Jane Sutherland of Caribou at 769-9085. In lieu of flowers, donations to any cause supporting the well being of dogs would be appreciated. Online condolences may be shared at www.duncan-graves.com The world is much darker with her passing.
Published on  June 29, 2016
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