National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

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Age: 34
Year of Death: 2001

Patrick J. Lyons

Patrick J. Lyons‚ 34‚ lieutenant‚ FDNY‚ Squad 252. Lyons‚ who joined the FDNY in 1990‚ was also owner of a limousine business. He attended the New York Institute of Technology on a baseball scholarship and played quarterback on the FDNY football team. Lyons’ father is a retired FDNY lieutenant. His wife had their first child on October 7‚ 2001. Lyons enjoyed fishing and clamming with his brother.

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  1. I was honored to carry Patrick’s photo with me during the 2015, Prince George’s County Memorial Stair Climb on September 12, 2015 as part of team Hillandale VFD. Continued prayers for his family, friends, and fire family. I will never forget.

    Valerie Schmale
  2. Shout out to all his family and squad 252

    – michael
  3. I like reading about the lives of the men who died. It inspires me to be a better husband, father and firefighter.Rest easy brother …

    – Jarred stroup
  4. My 10 year old daughter carried your name during our memorial stair climb this morning and wanted to research the name.
    Rest easy brother!

    – Dan Wood
  5. Today, 9-11-2016, I was blessed to be able to participate in the Florence Professional Firefighters 9-11 Memorial Stair Climb. I had the honor and priviledge to climb in memory of Patrick Lyons, Squad 252. No words will ever be able to express the sense of gratitude and pride I have for those brave individuals who made the
    ultimate sacrifice on that day.

    – Phil Wiginton
  6. I climbed for you today

    – Matt
  7. I ran 78 flights of stairs for you today Never Foreget

    – Jackson
  8. I carried your name during the memorial stair climb at my school today in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Never forget

    – David
  9. Yesterday, 9-11-2016, I carried Patrick’s badge in the 911 Memorial Stair Climb at Red Rocks in Colorado. Always a moving experience, I am happy to remember and never forget Patrick. His badge will now hang on my office bulletin board, so I remember him all year ’round.

    – Stacy
  10. I just climbed in Patrick’s name. I climbed bleachers at Bat View Middle School where I am a student. Never forget.

    – Cameron Reinsbach
  11. Today my whole class selected someone to walk the bleachers for. I happened to select Patrick. We did this at Bay View Middle. Never Forget

    – Halle
  12. I climbed in Patrick’s name today at Citifield. It was an honor. Never forget.

    – Roberta Shapiro
  13. Im climbing for you at fdic memorial stair climb in indianapolis on 4/28/17 west central indiana recruit class of 2017

    – Jerry
  14. I climbed 110 floors at the FDIC conference in Indianapolis in honor of you, Patrick. NEVER FORGET!

    – Cindy Jacques
  15. Patrick Lyons today September 11, 2017 you are still remembered by many, you will never be forgotten. On September 10, 2017 I attended the McAllen Stair Climb where I received a badge with your picture, name and squad number. It was emotional for me as I looked you up to get to know you, we are so proud of everything you’ve done, and I want to thank you for that. I’ve never meet you but it feels like I have. You and many others Will Never Be Forggoten, it was an honor to carry you with me during the clime.

    – Alexandria Ramirez
  16. I did the Colorado Redrocks stairclimb today (9/11/2017) in Patrick Lyons honor.

    – LInda Hedges
  17. 09/11/2017. Red Rocks Park, Morrison, CO I climbed for you Patrick. It was an
    honor. Thank you, God bless you and your family left behind.

    – David Binkley
  18. Running up the Freedom Tower tomorrow morning in Pat’s honor. I have not forgotten.

    – dean joseph
  19. I climbed in the CNY stair climb last year for Patrick. Honored to be doing so this year Sept 8th 2018 again. Thank you for your ultimate sacrifice. Rest easy brother, we will take it from here.

    – Gary reese
  20. Today I realize it is seventeen years that a good friend, a business associate passed. Pat was a true hero, he was such a great guy. Today I not only think of Pat and all the other fallen hero’s on 9/11, but their families. God bless you, and your family that miss you every day. I will always remember you, until the day we meet again.

    – Dennis Leahy
  21. I had the honor of carrying Patrick’s name and photo up Monserate Mountain in California on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at the Fallbrook Firefighters Association’s 8th Annual 9-11 Memorial Hill Climb. May your family and friends know that you are not forgotten, and that I will never forget those that have made the ultimate sacrifice.

    – Kim Parke
  22. Lt. Patrick Lyons, it was a honor to wear your name on a bracelet today for 9/11 while I work as a Police officer in Glendale Arizona on 9/11/2018. Thank you for your service. Never forget.

    – Kris Johnston
  23. I had the honor of carrying Patrick’s photo on the 2018 Memorial Stair Climb at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin. I will never forget. Thank you and prayers for your family

    – Karen Matz
  24. I did the 911 stair climb at Lambeau field in Green Bay, WI. Once I got to the Bell to ring it & say your Husband’s name sent chills through out my body. It was such an honor to have done that for you and your children. May this day or any other day not before gotten, as your husband was a hero everyday of us life and will always be in my heart now thank you.

    – Jeff Colbeth
  25. As others posted here, I too was very honored to carry a badge with your name and photo during a memorial stair climb within Lambeau field-home of the Green Bay Packers-on September 22, 2018. It was your memory that inspired me to complete the entire stadium. Thank you for your service. We will never forget.

    – Jude B
  26. I was honored and inspired to carry your name around the entire bowl of Lambeau stadium on 9-22-18. Thank you for your service Patrick and prayers to your family. We will never forget.

    – Jude B
  27. I had the honor of carrying your badge today as I climbed 2,200 stairs at FDIC in Indy. When it got difficult I looked down at your badge and kept going. Rest Easy Brother.

    – Hannah Munck
  28. I wore your name on a bracelet I purchased, for years, until it must have broke and fell off. I finally made it to NYC this past week and was able to see you on the wall in the memorial. We will never forget.

    – Kelle
  29. I remember you today eighteen years later. As previous people have posted it was a honor to know you, not only as a business associate with our limousine companies , but as a good friend and someone I could go to with help making business decisions. My thoughts are with your family today, as always. I will always remember thru my senior years, you are a true HERO. God Bless you and your family, We will never forget.

    – Dennis Leahy
  30. I climbed 1,140 stairs for you today in Sioux Falls, SD!

    – Jaden Payne
  31. I met Patrick in San Diego in 1983 while he was briefly living there. I remember him as a very fine young man. I was saddened to hear he died in the 911 Twin Towers attacks. I’ll always have him in my memory. He was a true American hero.

    – Roger Holley
  32. I played baseball with Pat in college. He was a great pitcher with nasty curveball and great teammate.

    – Steve Del Giudice
  33. Rest in peace❤️❤️❤️

    – Sally Harding
  34. What an amazing guy, such a touching story about his son following his footsteps. ❤️
    Met Pat and most of the other football players when they came to play games in south Florida. Artie Sartor, hope you’re enjoying singing Irish Rose still!
    Herah xx

    – Herah
  35. Today for the first time I climbed 110 floors at the Gila River Arena along with our first responders and I feel honored to be apart of the 9/11 tower challenge. It felt great being side by side with all those who serve and completing the challenge for Patrick Lyons. I feel honored that i got to do this for him and we will NEVER forget him, and all the others who served on 9/11 thank you so much

    – Nancy N
  36. I was proud to participate in memory/honor of Lt. Lyons today at a 9/11 memorial at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, WI. There were approximately 3,000 participants, so several wore his picture and a bell was singly rang for him followed by his name shouted on several occasions today. WE WILL NEVER FORGET!! His picture is being hung on wall of VFD in Alabama with “hero” on it, for he is a hero. By putting a name and face with the 343 heroes from 9/11, WE ALL KEEP THEIR MEMORY ALIVE!!

    – Melony
  37. Patrick Lyons on this September 11, 2022, you are still remembered and, in our thoughts, and prayers. Not forgotten!

    – George A Chillak
  38. This Saturday will be my 6th year climbing for Patrick the the CNY stair climb. It’s an honor and a privilege to have had him all 6 years.

    – Gary reese
  39. Patrick Lyons, I had the honor of carrying your badge the remaining 110 flights today in Springfield MO. Thank you and your family for the sacrifice you all have made. May God bless them and you! Rest in Peace brother.

    – Shannon Mays
  40. I was blessed and honored to have carried Patrick’s photo with me during the recent 911 Memorial Stair Climb on April 28,2023 as part of the Corn Fed Spartan team. I will forever hold this moment special in my heart. Continued prayers for Patrick’s family and friends

    – Ed Carr
  41. I was honored to wear Patrick’s badge with me during the 2023 Memorial Stair Climb held at Lambeau Field, Green Bay, WI on September 9. Thank you for the ultimate sacrifice an individual can make! I will never forget! – Diane Martindale

    – Diane Martindale
  42. Today I was honored to climb for Patrick J. Lyons at the 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at Autzen Stadium 2023, in Eugene, Oregon. I carried his picture with me and yelled out his name at the 78th floor bell ringing. If anyone has contact info for his family, I would love to send them the coin we received for completing the climb. NEVER FORGET

    – Travis Rutherford
  43. Today 9-11-2023 I was honored to carry Patrick’s name as I did the stair climb in North Platte Nebraska

    – Jay Mollring