Lacey Holsworth Memorial Set for April 17 at Breslin Center

Michigan State Athletics snapped this photo of Adreian and Lacey at the Big 10 tournament. (B1G TOURNEY CHAMPIONSHIP)
By  | 

A memorial honoring the life of Lacey Holsworth will be held at the Breslin Center in East Lansing next week.

According to a post on her Instagram account, the Lacey Joy Elizabeth Holsworth Life Celebration will take place at 6:30pm on Thursday, April 17.

The posting asks people to "come to remember Lacey wearing your bright colors and smiles--- tiaras optional :)"

Doors to the Breslin Center will open at 6pm and parking will be free.

The 8-year-old from St. Johns passed away early Wednesday after a long battle with neuroblastoma, a rare form of cancer. She gained notoriety around the nation after forming a friendship with MSU's basketball player Adreian Payne.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that people make a donation to charity of their choice in Lacey's honor. Suggestions from the family include the Sparrow Foundation Pediatric Rehabilitation Fund (, or the purchasing of a brick with Lacey's name for the City of St. Johns Spray Park ( People wishing to make contributions directly to the family can send them to PO Box 101 St. Johns, Mich. 48879.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station. powered by Disqus