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Firefighter Line of Duty Death Funeral details

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The following information was released in reference to the Line of Duty Death of an Ithaca firefighter.

For Immediate Press Release
Agency: The Ithaca Fire Dept. Time: 2:45 pm.
Date: Wed July 10, 2019 Location: 310 West Green Street, Ithaca
Incident: Firefighter Line of Duty Death Funeral
Contact Person:

Lieutenant Thomas T. Basher Jr. Public Information Officer
Fax 272-2793, Cell 227-5001, TBasher@CityofIthaca.org
Firefighter Line of Duty Death Funeral in Ithaca

It is with profound sadness and heartache, that the Ithaca Fire Department family
announces the passing of our friend and colleague, Firefighter Daryl Pace.
After being diagnosed with job related cancer, Daryl reluctantly retired only a few
months ago, to spend more time with her family and to do everything else she wanted,
living life to its fullest. Her last few weeks have been spent with friends and family and
she was a fighter until the very end.
Surrounded by the ones she loved, and in the thoughts of so many, many friends…she
slipped away, yielding to her battle with cancer…Gone but not forgotten…36 years of an
amazing life.
A Fire Department Memorial Service will be held in her honor on Wed July 17 th
at 1:pm at Stewart Park in Ithaca for all those who wish to attend.
Any NYS District 4 member, Tompkins County First Responders, Tompkins
County Fire Departments and Tompkins County Police Agencies, wishing to attend
with vehicles and or personnel, should arrive in full dress uniform at 12:30 pm in
the park.
Email: rsvplocal737@gmail.com to RSVP for planning purposes by Sunday.
Contact AC Dan Tier or Lt Tom Basher for additional details if needed.

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