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Posted on: August 27, 2021

CeeCee Ross Lyles 9/11 Virtual Memorial Ceremony


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City of Fort Pierce
For immediate release: August 27, 2021
Contact: Joe Sweat, Communication Specialist: 772.467.3031

CeeCee Ross Lyles 9/11 Virtual Memorial Ceremony

The City of Fort Pierce will hold a virtual 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 virtual memorial service will be hosted live through the City’s Facebook page, Saturday, September 11, 2021, at 9:45 AM. There will be a presentation of a wreath-laying and will have a moment of silence at Lyles’ dedicated statue located at the Liberty Garden. The public may tune in live at to witness this virtual ceremony.

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.

For more information, please call 772.467.3031 or visit:

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