St. Louis, Lyla (1918 - 2006)

Genre: Non-Fiction

Lyla (Smith) St. Louis spent her childhood on a farm in Town Hill, Maine near Bar Harbor. After graduating from high school, she worked as a secretary and cashier until her 1943 marriage to Thomas St. Louis. In 1948 they moved to Freeport. From 1965 until her retirement in 2000, she worked as a teacher's assistant in the Freeport school system. St. Louis died on May 6, 2006.

St. Louis wrote articles for newspapers and for Down East magazine.

Selected Bibliogrpahy

  • A Warden's Way: The Story of Lyle Smith, Maine's 'Flying Warden' (1991) (also issued as A Warden's Way: The Life of Lyle Smith of Mount Desert Island), is a biography of her father, a game warden on Mt. Desert.