Lacey Holsworth was an eight-year-old girl who inspired the Michigan State men’s basketball team. After a long struggle with cancer, she died.
Lacey joined the Michigan State family two years after she struck up a friendship with standout forward Adrian Payne. According to sources, during a hospital visit by Michigan players, she swapped phone numbers with the player, which led to their friendship.
Lacey Holsworth Cause Of Death
Lacey was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, a cancer of the fetal nerve cells. She became a symbol of Spartan triumph due to her tenacity and endurance.
Payne sent a heartfelt message to the Lacey family after learning of her death, and the Spartans said they will hold a memorial service for the young girl.