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Judy (Hanlon) Lacey

Posted 2017-04-20 by mhenderson
Today's News-Herald, Lake Havasu City, AZ
>>> Published on Thursday, April 20, 2017 <<<

Judy Hanlon Lacey died April 15, 2017.

She was born Feb. 12, 1938 in Bronx, New York to Helen Walz and
Louis Hanlon. When she moved to Lake Havasu City in 2006, she worked
as a reporter/writer for the Arizona independent newspaper, River
Scene Magazine in Havasu.

Judy was active in Run For The Wall, a group of veterans traveling
on motorcycles from California to Washington, D.C. every year to
visit the Vietnam Wall memorial. She made the cross-country journey
with RFTW for many years and was the group’s newsletter editor and
website forum monitor until her death.

She was an advocate for veterans and served as a board member for
the Havasu Freedom Foundation, Havasu Military Moms, and Associates
of Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 975. She also was a member
of the Jerry Ambrose Veterans Council and the Veterans Resource
Team, which locates resources for the Lake Havasu Veterans Treatment
Court. She created a resource guide for agencies assisting veterans,
and also a resource guide for the homeless.

Judy is preceded in death by her son, Eddie Lacey.

Judy is survived by her children, Chuck Stone, David (Alexandria)
Stone, Donna (Doug) Paul, Suzi (Doug) Bradbury; two stepdaughters,
Debbie Lacey, and Cindy (Steve) Gray; grandchildren Angie, Casey,
Chuck, Connor, Corbin, Daelyn, Danny, Danielle, David, James,
Justin, Kian, Leslie, Nikki, Robert, and Thomas; great-grandchildren
Alex, Breana, Bryce, Gaige, Jamie, Kaine, Mason, Shaylin, Valerie,
and many more great and great-great-grandchildren.

There is a memorial service for Judy at Calvary Baptist Church, 1605
S. McCulloch Blvd. in Havasu at 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 22.

Judy requested that in lieu of flowers, friends please make a
donation to the Lake Havasu Veterans Resource Team, in care of the
Lake Havasu Marine Corps League (928-303-3621).

Services were placed in the care of Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home.
Thoughts and condolences can be sent to the family at www.lietz- To send a free card to the family, visit

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