Lucy Laycock

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Lucy Tanner Laycock (1922-2012) was born in 1922 to George and Lucy Tanner in Whitney, Idaho. From an early age her parents taught her the value of work and she also learned to love music, literature, art, and the beauty of nature. Lucy attended Brigham Young University and studied piano, organ, and literature. In June 1942 she married Ralph Laycock in the Logan Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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.

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