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Obituary - DYLAN LYONS

Mr. Dylan Lyons, 24, Orlando, Florida died Feb. 22, 2023. Dylan was born March 11, 1998 in Meadowbrook, Pennsylvania and came to the Orlando area in 2016 from Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

Dylan is a proud University of Central Florida graduate with a degree in Journalism and Political Science - go Knights! During his time at UCF, Dylan reported and anchored for the UCF Knightly News, the student-run news station.

Before joining the News 13 team, Dylan reported and anchored for WCJB TV20, a local ABC affiliate in Gainesville. In 2020, Dylan was awarded the best "Politics/Elections Series" by the Florida Association of Broadcast Journalists. In 2021, he was a finalist for Investigative Reporting.

When Dylan was not at work, you could find him taking advantage of the Orlando area's many different dining experiences and cuisines. He especially loved exploring Winter Park, Winter Garden, Celebration and or Downtown Orlando with his family and dog.

Dylan is survived by his beloved parents, Gary and Beth (Leon) Lyons of Orlando, Florida; dearest sisters, Nicole Lyons and Rachel Lyons both of Orlando, Florida; dearest fiance, Casey Fite of Orlando, Florida; and adored niece Aaliyah Lyons; and nephew Easton Lyons.

Private funeral services for Dylan were held with Rabbi Bruce Benson of Temple Beth El Israel in Port St. Lucie officiating. May he rest in rest and may his memory be a blessing.

Services entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, 933 Lee Road, Suite 101, Orlando, Florida 407-599-1180

 

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