Diploma in environmental and interior design, University of California, Irvine, 1989.
Principal, Lynn Deal and Associations, Newport Beach, California, since 1982. Member of advisory board University of California, Irvine, 1984-1993.
Chairman Philharmonic Showcase House, 1991, 92. Member Philharmonic Society Orange County, Junior League Orange County, 1989-1991. Annual fund chairman Lido Isle Philhormanic Society Orange County, 1998-1999.
Member American Society Interior Designers (producer video Orange County chapter, Chapter award 1991, President's award 1992, publications chmnn./cookbook The Jido Collection, 2000), International Furnishings and Design Association, Interior Educators Council, Lido Isle Women's Club (committee head The Lido Collection cookbook).
Daughter of Ralph Eaton and Helen Hoffmann.; married James A. Deal, September 19, 1981. 1 child, Katherine M.