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Posted on: August 20, 2018

City of Fort Pierce to Host 9/11 Memorial Recognition to Honor Fort Pierce Native CeeCee Ross Lyles

Liberty Garden Fort Pierce

The City of Fort Pierce will hold a memorial service to honor CeeCee Ross Lyles who perished on Flight 93 when it crashed in a Pennsylvania field during the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 11 at the Liberty Garden located at 600 N. Indian River Drive.

The ceremony honoring Lyles is held annually at the site where a life-sized bronze statue of the Fort Pierce native overlooks the Indian River. Born and raised in Fort Pierce, Lyles attended Fort Pierce Westwood High School and later served six years as a Fort Pierce Police Officer. In 2000, she moved to Fort Myers to pursue her dream of being a flight attendant.

The event is open to the public and will honor all those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. For more information, please call 772.465.4170.

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