Former area resident Dr. Matthew Lyons and Elizabeth Sheets married June 8, 2013, at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Seattle. Both are of Virginia.
Elizabeth graduated from Brown University and followed with a nurse practitioner degree from Yale University. She is currently a pediatric nurse practitioner in the Department of Urology at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville. She is the daughter of Edward and Ronda Sheets of Seattle
Matt graduated from DeSales Catholic High School earned a degree in biology from the University of Washington and then his medical degree from the UW School of Medicine. He finished a five-year residence in orthopedic surgery at the UW. He is completing a fellowship in sports medicine and will follow that with a fellowship in hand and arm micro-vascular surgery, both at the University of Virginia. His parents are Rusty and Leslie Lyons of Waitsburg.
The newlyweds hope to return to the Northwest once his fellowships are completed.