UCLA Athletics was saddened to learn of the passing of Bruin basketball alum and NCAA champion Edgar Lacey on March 22. He passed while sleeping at his home in Sacramento.
Here is the information we have on his funeral. It will be held this Friday, April 8, at 10:00 am at Calvary Chapel in Downey, located at 12808 Woodruff Avenue.
Lacey, 66, was a sophomore starter on UCLA's 1965 NCAA championship team, averaging 11.6 points and a team-high 10.2 rebounds. As a junior, he averaged 13.6 points and 9.1 rebounds but missed the final eight games due to a knee injury. Lacey also missed the entire 1966-67 season due to knee surgery. In 1967-68, he averaged 11.9 points and 7.9 rebounds in his 14 games.