Amber Heather Lyons, 24, of Gloversville, passed away unexpectedly August 18, 2012, at Ellis Hospital. Born in Amsterdam on November 3, 1987, she is a daughter of Ronald Lyons Jr. and Shelley Shanahan. Amber graduated from Gloversville High School where she was an avid volleyball player. She also graduated from Vo-Tec, earning a degree in cosmetology. Dancing was her special passion.