News Release #32-44
City of Fort Pierce
Thursday, September 1, 2022
Contact: Joe Sweat, Communications Specialist
772.467.3031 | firstname.lastname@example.org
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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, Sunday, September 11, 2022, at 9:30 AM. There will be a moment of silence at Lyles’ dedicated statue located at the Liberty Garden. The public may tune in live at https://www.facebook.com/ftpierce/ 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.