Priscilla L. Williams
of Westford, U.S. Air Force veteran
WESTFORD Priscilla Lynne (Lacey) Williams, passed away March 8th, after a long illness.
Cum Laude graduate of Carlton College in Minnesota, Intelligence Officer in the USAF, President of the Westford League of Women Voters,
Executive Secretary for a financial
consulting firm. Loving wife, mother, and caring friend.
She is survived by her husband, Richard Edgar; son Gareth Richard and his wife, Julia; and daughter, Jessica Lynne and her husband, Kevin.
Although considering Ashland, Ohio to behome,
Priscilla learned to love travel early in life with her
parents, Lorene (Brandt) and John Lacey, and sister, Patricia (Lacey Collins), growing up in Hong Kong,
Singapore, Burma and Australia as her father was a member of the Foreign Service. Having met in the USAF, Richard and Priscilla began their married life
together in England, where she embraced her new role as mother when son Gareth was born. Later stationed in Las Vegas, Jessica was welcomed into the family.
Finally settling in Westford, Priscillaand Richard created a home and raised their family.
Priscilla had a great sense of service to her country, community, family and friends. She lived for others and putthose around herahead of herself. She was a
skilled gardener, an avid reader, an exceptional cook, and gracious hostess. Her attention to detail, sense of tradition, thoughtfulness, generosity, and love for her family and friends made all feel welcome and
comfortable in her home. She will greatly be missed.
There will be an open house at the Williams' home, on May 17th, Saturday from noon to 4 p.m.
Donations to theEmerson Hospital Foundation in her name will be greatly appreciated.
Published in Lowell Sun on Apr. 17, 2008.