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Remembering Fort Pierce native CeeCee Ross Lyles who died on 9/11

She was a flight attendant on Flight 93
Posted at 2:18 PM, Sep 11, 2019

FORT PIERCE, Fla. — In Fort Pierce Wednesday, a ceremony honored a hero who died on September 11th.

CeeCee Ross Lyles was a flight attendant on Flight 93, that crashed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

Lyles was a Fort Pierce native who worked as a detective with the Fort Pierce Police Department before changing careers.

Her son, now 24, thanked everyone for keeping her memory alive.

“I want to keep that going and keep the love going. All this happened because of hate. And how we reverse that, is with love," said Jevon Castrillo.

Lyles's family members presented scholarships in her name.

The U.S. Department of the Interior has also loaned the city a piece of rock from the Shanksville crash site that will be put on display.