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Updated: 08/27/2014 08:00:03AM

Daniel E. Lyons

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Daniel E. Lyons

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Daniel E. Lyons, age 82, of Venice, Fla., died Monday, Aug. 25, 2014.

He was born in Flushing, Mich., Nov. 6, 1931, to John J. and Olive ”Grace” Lyons. Daniel came to the Nokomis, Fla., area in the 1950s. He was an avid outdoorsman and had a gardener’s green thumb. Daniel was also a joker who was known for his sense of humor.

Surviving family members include sons Daniel “Toby” Lyons Jr, Paul Lyons (Donna) and Ronald Lyons (Jeff Seitz); daughters Teresa Marcolini (James) and Angela Quinn (Michael); seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren; brothers Robert Lyons (Vivian) and Jon Lyons (Rose); and sisters Barbara Jean Morse and Beverly Kinnee (Herb).

Daniel was preceded in death by brother-in-law Fred Morse.

Services: Services will be held at Sarasota National Cemetery Thursday, Aug. 28, at 1:30 p.m. Farley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. To share a memory of Daniel, visit: