This is the obituary that will run in the KC Star on Friday.
CARTER BENJAMIN LUCAS – Carter Lucas, 4 months, passed away February 18, 2012 surrounded by family. Born September 30, 2011 in North Kansas City, MO to Jeff and Darcy Lucas. Carter laughed and smiled and brought joy and happiness to everyone that he came into contact with. Survivors include his parents of Gladstone, MO, maternal grandparents, Ben and Nancy Tice of Morrowville, KS; paternal grandparents, Wayne and Nancy Lucas of Gladstone, MO; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11 am Saturday, February 25, 2012 at Northminster Presbyterian Church. The family will receive friends from 10-11 am Saturday at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made directly to the family (Jeff and Darcy Lucas, 3603 NE Apple Tree Ln, Gladstone, MO 64119) or to Children’s Mercy Hospital (Children’s Mercy Hospital, Attn: Resource Development, 2401 Gillham Road, KC, MO 64108 or online). All donations made in Carter’s name to Children’s Mercy Hospital will go directly to the PICU unless otherwise designated.