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Lisa T. Myers

November 20, 1959 - May 8, 2010
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Lisa Tan Myers (San Mei Tan) Lisa Tan Myers (San Mei Tan), passed away peacefully at home on Saturday May 8th, after a courageous two year battle with cancer. Lisa was born on November 20, 1959 in Jakarta Indonesia. She spent her early years in Jakarta with her parents and many siblings. Her father was a businessman, with a local button factory and thread factory. Her mother had a dress factory in their home. Lisa and her siblings spent long hours after school and on weekends helping mom in the dress business. After junior high Lisa attended dress design school, graduating in November 1975. Not satisfied in dress design she decided to...
Lisa Tan Myers (San Mei Tan)

Lisa Tan Myers (San Mei Tan), passed away peacefully at home on Saturday May 8th, after a courageous two year battle with cancer.
Lisa was born on November 20, 1959 in Jakarta Indonesia. She spent her early years in Jakarta with her parents and many siblings. Her father was a businessman, with a local button factory and thread factory. Her mother had a dress factory in their home. Lisa and her siblings spent long hours after school and on weekends helping mom in the dress business. After junior high Lisa attended dress design school, graduating in November 1975. Not satisfied in dress design she decided to go back to high school. She paid her own school tuition by making school uniforms for her classmates.
In 1979 she gave birth to her son Hendra. Jakarta was soon left behind for a life in Australia. After a couple years worth of adventure she returned to Jakarta.
In June of 1984 Lisa took her young son Hendra to the United States of America. She lived in San Angelo Texas where she met and married Rick Myers. While in Texas she started a successful interior design business. In October of 1989 Lisa became a U.S. citizen. Soon the family moved to Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. There she continued her interior design business. Lisa's work ethic soon had her working in the Real Estate business and Fashion Modeling, in addition to her interior design business. She also had a talent for, and enjoyed creating fine artwork in the form of oil painting. Lisa and Rick divorced while in Pittsburgh.
Lisa aggressively continued with her education, receiving associate degrees in Mathematics, Science and Physics in 2002. She received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 2005. Lisa was offered a full scholarship to attend University of Pittsburgh Medical School, deciding instead to pursue her engineering career.
Wanting to be closer to her son, who was now working in Oregon, Lisa accepted a job offer from The Boeing Company. She was very proud to be part of the Structural Test team, especially working on the 787 composite wing.
Lisa thoroughly enjoyed her new life in Renton. She met many friends, including her companion Ron Billings. Together Lisa and Ron enjoyed golfing, dancing, traveling and gatherings with friends and family.
Lisa leaves behind her son Hendra Tan, brothers and sisters Shan Qin Tan, Qiu Jun Tan, Pit Jun Tan, Kwi Joen Tan, Merry Tan, Nyuk Joen Tan, Elan Tan Smith, Siauw Tjin Tan, Michael Tan, Siauw Lin Tan, numerous nieces and nephews, her companion Ron Billings and many close friends.
Lisa lived a life rich in adventure, accomplishment and courage. Her life story is an inspiration to those who knew her.

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