Princess Lacey Passes


Published 04/18 2014 11:47AM

Updated 04/18 2014 11:49AM

(WOOD) Lacey Holsworth did not stop smiling until cancer took her life.

At an emotional celebration of her legacy, about 2,500 people saw a great grin pushing up Lacey's cute cheeks countless times during a moving 43-minute video that ended the memorial ceremony for her at Michigan State on Thursday night.

The 8-year-old girl, whose battle with nerve-cell cancer inspired the Spartans' basketball program and strangers who followed her story, died April 8 in the arms of her mother and father at their home in nearby St. Johns, Michigan.

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