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Dr. Pearse Lyons, Grand Marshal, St. Patrick’s Day Parade, 2001

Posted on March 17, 2018 | in Uncategorized | by

Dr. Pearse Lyons, Grand Marshal of Lexington’s 2001 St. Patrick’s Day parade, waved to the crowd along Vine Street. Lyons, the Irish-born Kentucky billionaire who founded the international agribusiness and beverage giant Alltech, died last Thursday at the age of 73. Today’s 39th annual Alltech Lexington St. Patrick’s parade is dedicated to Lyons and will begin with a tribute the longtime Bluegrass Irish Society supporter. Photo by Joseph Rey Au

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