Throughout WWII Ralph and Lucy lived in Canada while Ralph was a member of the Royal Canadian Air Force, after which they moved all over the United States and eventually wound up in Utah with their five daughters. Together the Laycocks made many substantial contributions to the College of Fine Arts and Communications at BYU and are honored by the Laycock Center for Creative Collaboration in the Arts.
Throughout her life Lucy taught her love of music to countless students and loved attending the Utah Shakespeare Festival every summer. She loved her family and always knew each family member's latest accomplishment or adventure.
On July 1, 2012 Lucy passed away at age 90.