Robert Edward Lyon, 71, passed away unexpectedly on March 27, 2017. A lifelong resident of Syracuse, Ed was predeceased by his parents, Wilbur and Ava Lyon, uncle Dana Wortman and cousin Connie Manwaring.
Ed attended Onondaga Valley Academy (class of 1963) and Brown University (class of 1967) where he majored in American history. He was employed as an archivist and researcher at the Syracuse University Library and the Onondaga Historical Association. Ed later worked as a team leader at the Communication Service for the Deaf - New York Relay and for Onondaga Community Living.
Ed is survived by brother, Donald (Carolyn) of Macedon, NY; niece, Jennifer Lyon of Baltimore, MD; and nephews, Timothy (Kerry) of Fairport, NY and Matthew of Rochester, NY; grandniece, Ava; and grandnephew, Alby Lyon.
No prior calling hours. Private interment at the convenience of the family. Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Diabetes Association.
Arrangements are with Fairchild & Meech DeWitt Chapel.