Paul K. Corliss, property manager

February 13, 2013

Paul K. Corliss, 68, a certified property manager who retired in 2010 from Polinger Shannon & Luchs in Washington, died Jan. 31 at his home in Alexandria of complications from a 2011 lung transplant.

His wife, Linda Corliss, confirmed the death.

For 30 years, Mr. Corliss worked in commercial property management, mostly with Polinger Shannon & Luchs and its predecessor company, Shannon & Luchs. He also had periodically worked with Oliver Carr. He retired on disability after a diagnosis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

Paul Kendall Corliss was a Seattle native and a 1971 graduate of Hunter College in New York City. Since 1980, he had lived in the Washington area.

He was a Democratic Party volunteer, a bicyclist and kayaker and, since 1972, a member of Alcoholics Anonymous.

Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Linda Laws Corliss of Alexandria; a son, John Corliss of San Jose; a stepson, Richard Palmer of Canton, Ga.; a sister; and four grandchildren.

Bart Barnes