Obituary: Lisa McCall Hodgson


Lisa McCall Hodgson

December 15, 1959 – November 22, 2023


Lisa McCall Hodgson passed away on Wednesday, November 22, 2023 at her home in Blaine, WA, surrounded by her family, she was 63 years old. She was born Lisa Suzanne McCall on December 15, 1959 in Mobile, AL to Anna McCall (née Long) and A.D. “Mac” McCall. Shortly thereafter, the family moved to San Antonio, TX. 

Lisa was a devoted advocate for social justice and defending the vulnerable and less fortunate whenever she could. She believed that all living things are important and deserved our respect.

Lisa will be remembered for her infectious smile, her sparkling eyes, her love of color, and her dedication to education. She held multiple degrees at various institutions. Lisa was a great lover of animals. She spent many hours with her dogs, enjoying the birds and all of the wildlife that wandered through the property. She was musically gifted, and would find three and four part harmonies effortlessly with her angelic voice. She enjoyed playing the piano, the guitar, and the flute.

Lisa was preceded in death by her father, AD “Mac” McCall (Dallas, TX) and her stepfather Vincent “Duke” Tanzola (San Antonio, TX). She leaves behind her loving spouse of 39 years Mark (Blaine, WA), her son Alex (Surrey, BC), daughter Alyssa (Blaine, WA), her mother Anna McCall (San Antonio, TX), her sister LeAnne (Mark) Wisner (Houston, TX), her brother David (Lori, Drew, and Taylor) McCall (San Antonio, TX), Jim and Rose Marie Hodgson (Surrey, BC), Rand (Darla, Jesse, Lynna) Hodgson (Blue Springs, MO), Marcia (Ross, Blake) Charlesworth (White Rock, BC), and Wesley (Rose, Violet, and Theo) Hodgson (Des Moines, IA).

In lieu of flowers, please donate to your favorite charity that empowers women.