March 15, 1946 - March 30, 2014 Lucas was born in Kingston on Thames in England. Grammar and high school was completed in The Hague, Holland. He completed his bachelor of Astrophysics in Princeton NJ, and his doctorate at Chicago University. Then followed a distinguished career at NASA Goddard SFC, Greenbelt, MD, Boston University. Boston MA, DFVLR, Oberpfaffenhofen, F.R. Germany, Oxford University UK, and Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California. Lucas was most noted for his kindheartedness and his keen interest in Science, History and Amnesty International. We will miss a dear brother, friend, scholar and solace for many. His memorial service will be held at Douglass and Zook,600 E. Foothill Boulevard, Monrovia, CA on Saturday 5 April 2014 at 10:00 am.
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Douglass & Zook Chapel Of Remembrance Funeral Home
600 E. Foothill Blvd.
Monrovia, CA 91016
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Apr. 1 to Apr. 2, 2014