Thomas A. Lyle
Last updated 4/30/2020 at 6:57am
Thomas A. Lyle was born Oct. 26, 1972, in Gampo, South Korea. He died April 22, 2020.
He came to Spokane for heart surgery with Heal the Children. Rex and Juanita Lyle cared for Tom during his stay for surgery. After he recovered from heart surgery, he returned to his home in South Korea.
Recurring health issues increased and he came back to Spokane for more medical care. Rex and Juanita adopted Tom, which brought many changes in his life living in a new country with a different language to learn.
He attended school in Ritzville. Tom became a U.S. American citizen Dec. 2, 1988.