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  • Friday, March 24, 2023

    Yankee Doodle Band Leader Passes

    Dan Hannon, a long-time leader and musician with Fort Crailo Post 471’s Yankee Doodle Band, has passed away.

    With the band since 1957, Hannon was business manager, lead trombonist and parade leader.

    His funeral is set for Tuesday, March 28, at W. J. Lyons Funeral Home, 1700 Washington Ave., Rensselaer, NY 12144. Calling hours are 3 to 5 p.m. with a service st 5:30.

    In addition to peroforming out in the public, the band is a regular feature at the Department Mid-Winter Conference and the Department Convention parade.