Lyles passed away at the age of 95 on September 27, 2013.
He [Cagney] said, ‘When I do, we are going to be like this from now on.’ Jimmy [Cagney] held up his three middle fingers close together as a symbol of how close we would be." And so it was for the rest of their lives. C.’s last public appearance was at his 95th birthday party at a luncheon at Musso & Frank’s restaurant in Hollywood.
once explained his relationship with the Reagans and Cagneys: "Jimmy [Cagney] told me he was going to introduce me to a friend of his [Ronald Reagan].
Le Bonge also added proclaiming the day in honor of A. Lyles was a unanimous decision by the Los Angeles City Council. got a great laugh from guests at the expense of a good-natured Rhonda Fleming.
Lyles Day," before a star studded congregation of more than 60 stars, family and friends. said Fleming asked him to give her eulogy [when the time comes].
A private, invitation-only memorial service for family and close friends will be held at a later date and location to be determined. Lyles" with your name and address so a card may be sent upon receipt. is survived by his wife of 58 years, Martha Lyles, and their niece Wendy Johnsen and family.