Dr. Daniel Eric Lucas
Sept 6, 1960 - Jan 14, 2014
Resident of Pleasanton
Dr. Daniel Eric Lucas passed away on Tuesday, January 14. He was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. After finishing college and medical school at University of Kansas, Dan completed his residency at Indiana University, and then his fellowship in Interventional Radiology at Stanford University. For 23 years, Dan worked as an Interventional Radiologist collectively at Valley Care Medical Center and the John Muir Medical Centers, as well as a partner with Bay Imaging Consultants.
He was passionate about helping people, his family, friends, and patients. Additionally, Dan took much pride in his Detroit teams, which included The University of Michigan Football, Tigers, Lions, Pistons, and especially, his beloved Red Wings.
Dan is survived by his loving wife Becky Lucas of 21 years, parents Leon and Mildred Lucas, brothers Karl and Tony Lucas, step-children Kristin and Ryan Dayton, Ryan's wife Lisa, their son Blake, and Callie who will be born in June.
Friends and family are invited to attend a service on Wednesday January 22, 11:00AM, at Lafayette Orinda Presbyterian Church, 49 Knox Drive, Lafayette, CA 94549. Donations can be made to Make-A-Wish Foundation in memory of Daniel Lucas, or flowers can be sent to Lafayette Orinda Presbyterian Church.
Published in Contra Costa Times on Jan. 19, 2014