This exhibit attempts to describe the indescribable life of Katie Lee. MakingASceneVideos 1,257 views. In the days before sunscreen and expensive skin care treatments, she turned instead to the natural bounty of the river. She couldn’t get enough. She hiked and swam and camped as much as she could. Glen Canyon became the landscape of Katie Lee’s soul. This slide show chronicles her childhood life in Tucson, Arizona, her years in Hollywood, folk singing around the country, her time on the Colorado River, the death of her beloved river with the building of the Glen Canyon dam, and her active life in Jerome, Arizona. 4:01. The Goddess of Glen Canyon-Katie Lee - Duration: 4:01. Katie Lee, Our Lady of Glen Canyon Before her death last November, Katie Lee spent half a century working to restore Glen Canyon, a lost place that was even more astounding than Grand Canyon.