Lisa Lees was the daughter of Ivan and Elaine Hunter, and sister of Lee.She was married to Anthony Lees and was the mother of Lauren and India. She was also a grandmother. She was 43 years old at the time of her death on 22nd May 2017.
Lisa was a very positive person. She was always singing and dancing, and made every situation fun.“funny, exciting, full of laughter, full of life”. She was dedicated to her career and put 110 per cent into her work. It gave her family so much pride to see her set up an award‑winning business providing holistic therapies to terminally ill children. It was one of Lisa’s greatest achievements. She later returned to college to teach the next generation of beauticians, to pass on her skills.Anthony described Lisa as
Her daughters spoke of Lisa with great love and warmth. She was their best friend.“always believe”. Her positive attitude lives on through her children. India aspires to be just like her mum. Lauren plans to help her mother’s memory live on in her own children and to be there for her sister and family.She would tell them that they could achieve anything if they put their minds to it, and they should
As Lisa’s mother said, Lisa touched so many lives with her love and compassion.Her infectious laugh and her ability to light up a room will never be forgotten.
Events of 22nd May 2017
Lisa attended the Arena that night with a friend, Alison Howe, and their daughters.Their daughters went to watch the concert. Lisa and Alison returned to collect them afterwards. Together, they entered the City Room at 22:27:01 from the direction of Manchester Victoria Railway Station.