Memorial service details for Lacey Holsworth

Via a press release from MSU: Lacey Joy Elizabeth Holsworth’s Life Celebration will be held Thursday, April 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the Breslin Center on the Michigan State campus. Parking will be free and doors open at 6 p.m. The family asks that attendees wear bright colors and smiles to celebrate Lacey’s life.  In lieu of flowers, the family asks that people make a donation to...
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Michigan State Spartans hold vigil in memory of Lacey Holsworth (photos)

A somber gathering surrounded “the Rock” on the Michigan State campus on Wednesday evening as Spartans head coach Tom Izzo, players, including Adrian Payne, and others, to mourn the passing of Lacey Holsworth. Holsworth, the eight-year-old who went by “Princess Lacey,” passed away on Tuesday due to complications related to neuroblastoma, a rare form of […] The post Michigan...
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Adreian Payne says good bye to his sister Lacey Holsworth

The Michigan State family awoke to awful news Wednesday morning as Lacey Holsworth’s family announced that eight-year old Princess Lacey had lost her battle with cancer.  Awful awful news about an outstanding, courageous little girl who shined so brightly in her short time on this Earth.  We all know the story about how she became friends and pseudo-siblings with Michigan State...
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Adreian Payne’s ‘Little Sister’ Princess Lacey Has Passed Away At Age 8

Getty Image We’re not even two weeks removed from Michigan State’s Elite Eight loss to the eventual NCAA Champion UConn Huskies, but I still remember CBS’s version of the story of Spartans star Adreian Payne’s relationship with Princess Lacey moving the network’s analysts so much that they all admitted that they wanted Michigan State to keep winning. Outside of the most...
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Adreian Payne's little friend, Lacey Holsworth, dies from cancer: Report

Lacey Holsworth, the little blonde girl who became friends with Michigan State basketball star Adreian Payne while battling cancer, died early Wednesday.Princess Lacey was 8 years old."Princess Lacey has achieved the ultimate victory," reads a post from her official Twitter account. "She now dances among angels."Princess Lacey has achieved the ultimate victory...
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Girl befriended by Michigan St. Spartans succumbs to cancer

Lacey Holsworth, the inspirational and brave Michigan State Spartans superfan whose lengthy battle with neuroblastoma became a national news story after she was befriended by members of the Spartans basketball team, specifically Adreian Payne, reportedly passed away Tuesday night, according to a report from the Detroit Free-Press. She was eight years old. A post to […] The post...
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MSU basketball: Lacey Holsworth, a Spartan worthy of all the praise

I probably shouldn’t even be writing this right now — but I have to get my thoughts out so I can actually get some work done today. I simply can’t get Lacey Holsworth, Adreian Payne and the entire Holsworth family out of my mind. I see her as she stands with Payne and her family on senior night in East Lansing. Always smiling. Lacey Holsworth is surrounded by her family, and...
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Very Sad To Report That Lacey Holsworth, Adreian Payne’s Biggest Fan, Loses Her Battle With Cancer

It pains me to inform you that Lacey Holsworth, the delightful 8-year-old who fearlessly battled cancer and became good friends with Michigan State University basketball star Adreian Payne, has passed away. Lacey’s social media accounts reported the sorrowful news early Wednesday morning. Lacey was in the public spotlight after Adreian Payne met when her at the Sparrow Hospital...
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Cancer claims 8-year-old 'Princess Lacey'

Adreian Payne brought her onto the floor for his Senior Night ceremony after his final home game at Michigan State. She was there in Indianapolis when Payne cut down the nets for a Big Ten championship, in New York as the Spartans NCAA title dreams came to a crushing end and then in Dallas last week when Payne competed in a dunk contest. Lacey Holsworth -- "Princess Lacey"...
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Michigan State Spartans’ Adreian Payne Sick 360 Dunk (Video)

Michigan State University basketball player Adreian Payne threw down a sick double-clutch, toe-touch 360 dunk followed by a human bowling celebration in the college dunk contest. Payne definitely upgraded his value going into the NBA draft, and a 6’10″, 245-pound forward with versatile skill set is a solid addition for any team in the NBA. The post Michigan State Spartans’...
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