David Lyon


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Posted Online: Nov. 20, 2012, 5:27 pm
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David W. Lyon, 55, of Littleton, Colo., formerly of East Moline, died unexpectedly on Oct. 14, 2012, at his home in Littleton.
Private burial services were held at 10 a.m. Nov. 20, at Greenview Memorial Gardens, Mausoleum, East Moline. Donations may be made to his mother, Viola Lyon, for a grave marker.
David was the son of Harry Lyon (deceased) and Viola Lyon, East Moline. David was born on Aug. 20, 1957. He graduated from United Township High School in 1975. He graduated from Ryder Technical School in Des Moines, Iowa. He received his BA from Upper Iowa University in Fayette, Iowa.
David was self-employed.
He is survived by his mother; daughter, Kendallyn Lyon, Colorado Springs, Colo.; his son, Dan and Tara Lyon; and granddaughter, Erica Lyon, Olympia, Wash.; his sister, Diane and Ed Richardson, Westminster, Colo; his nephew, Alex Richardson, East Moline; and his cousins and their families.












 



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