FOLEPI family loses a legend

By WEEK Producer

March 4, 2014 Updated Mar 5, 2014 at 12:32 PM CDT

EAST PEORIA, Ill. -- One of the major orchestrators in East Peoria's festival of lights has died.

Wally Jaquet was involved with the festival from day one. He helped design every float in the Festival of Lights' 29 year history.

Wally was also East Peoria's Man of the Year in 1997

Wally Jaquet was 90 years old.