Lacey Holsworth

 

 

 

Age: 8

 

Summary: cancer patient and fervent Michigan State basketball fan who had met Michigan State college basketball star Adreian Payne during one of her hospital stays as their friendship quickly blossomed and became known to legions of basketball fans cheering on Payne and the Spartans on Twitter as they became a popular pick to win it all this season.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: November 30, 2005

 

Died: April 8, 2014

 

Location: Detroit, Michigan