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Lucas A. Cruz, Jr.

January 18, 1957 ~ March 10, 2020 (age 63)

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Lucas A. Cruz, Jr., 63, of LaFontaine, passed away at 11:50 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at his home.  He was born on January 18, 1957, in Wabash, to Lucas T. & Gloria (Acevedo) Cruz, Sr.

Lucas was a 1975 graduate of Southwood High School.  He retired from Duke Energy after 40 years of work. Lucas enjoyed participating in the local pool league and riding his motorcycle.  He was an avid mushroom hunter and loved hanging out around his firepit.

He is survived by his father and stepmother, Lucas T. & Rose Marie Cruz, Sr., of Moore, Oklahoma and two daughters, Kandi (Jim) Cruz-Hanson, of Indianapolis and Rachel (Ryan) Olsen, of Marion.  He was preceded in death by his mother, Gloria.  

Private funeral services for family will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 15, 2020 at McDonald Funeral Home, LaFontaine Chapel, 104 South Main Street, LaFontaine, Indiana 46940.  Reverend Gabriel Cruz will be the officiant.

Visitation for family and friends will be from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m., on Saturday, March 14, 2020, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are to ABATE of Wabash or to the APA Pool League.  

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March 14, 2020

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
McDonald Funeral Home
104 South Main Street
LaFontaine, IN 46940

Private Services

McDonald Funeral Home
104 South Main Street
LaFontaine, IN 46940

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