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Lisa Dunlap
  • July 30, 1968
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  • October 31, 2021

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Lisa Dunlap, 53, of Lehigh Acres,FL passed away October 31, 2021 in Lehigh Acres, FL

Lisa was born on July 30, 1968 in Fort Myers, FL. She dedicated her life to her children and advocating for rights for people with disabilities. She spent most of her time caring for others and was the type of person who often put others needs before her own. If anyone needed anything, day or night, she would be there without hesitation.

She was a superhuman caregiver to her son Adam. Even as a young mother she never let any health issue faze her. She was very hands on with his care and wouldn’t settle for anything but the best. Through countless doctors visits and hospital stays she was right by his side, never blinking, always making sure everything was done just as it should be. She often knew more than the nurses(and would sometimes say so). Her reputation preceded her in many doctors offices and everyone knew to be on their A-game when she walked in.

Even though caring for Adam was a 24/7 job she never let anyone feel left out. She was a fierce supporter and defender of all her children and always showed interest in their hobbies and talents. She was at every art show and sports game and would never miss an opportunity to show her kids off.

Lisa was an incredible cook. Her spaghetti sauce, macaroni salad, and pumpkin cheesecake can never be replicated. She didn’t drink iced tea but somehow made the best you’ve ever had. She was a talented cake decorator and could make flower arrangements that would rival even the most seasoned professionals. She loved to kayak on the Estero River and go to art museums. Her favorite artist was Salvador Dali. She frequented his museum in St. Petersburg,FL and even travelled to Spain to see his museum in his home town.

Lisa was taken from us far too soon and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her fiancé Cary Sellner; son Adam Dunlap; and parents Leta and Daniel Himschoot.

She is survived by her children, Amber and Cody Dunlap of Lehigh Acres,FL; her sisters Debbie Jenkins of Lehigh Acres, FL and Anita Himschoot Moore of Moultrie, GA; and her brother Chris Himschoot of Lehigh Acres,FL

A Celebration of Life ceremony will be held at Lakes Park on Thursday, November 11th, 2021 at 2pm.

Lakes Park
7330 Gladiolus Dr
Fort Myers, FL  33908
Shelter B3 near Parking Lot 3


Service

Location:
Lakes Park, Shelter B3 near Parking Lot 3
7330 Gladiolus DrFort Myers, FL  33908

Date & Time:
November 11, 2021 at 2:00 PM


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  1. Anita Moore lit a candle:
    11 Nov 2021
    Lit since November 11, 2021 at 11:09:37 PM

  2. amber lit a candle:
    07 Nov 2021
    Lit since November 7, 2021 at 11:12:15 AM

  3. amber says:
    07 Nov 2021
    putting together more decorations for the big day…i wish you were here to see. i’m doing everything you taught me…trying to be as strong as you were. luckily i’m just as hard headed…i’m making sure everything is just how i want it to be and i won’t budge. only the best for my mom! hopefully the weather will be nice. shine down on us but not too strong lol. you know i have that fair skin like you and adam…don’t burn me now. i love you guys. you’re always with me. i keep getting caught talking to myself but that’s probably nothing new…keep guiding me. keep protecting me. enjoy your rest. love you

  4. amber says:
    06 Nov 2021
    i know you and adam are having movie marathons up there without me…don’t have too much fun. love and miss you both. i wish you could see the celebration i’m planning…i think it’s going to be beautiful. gemmas taking good care of me and she still remembers the tricks you taught her…quinn too. hope i’m making you proud
    love you

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