California State Prison Solano (CSP-SOL) reported the passing of Vocational Vice Principal Dr. Michael Lyons who passed away on Nov. 5, 2016.

Dr. Lyons began his career with CDCR on Oct. 22, 1990, at San Quentin State Prison as a Vocational Instructor.  He transferred throughout his career to various institutions promoting from Vocational Instructor to Vocational Vice Principal: CSP-SOL (1996), Valley State Prison for Women (2002), CSP-SOL (2006), Kern Valley State Prison (2010) and back to CSP-SOL (2011).  He was currently the Vocational Vice Principal at CSP-Solano.