• NICK McCONNELL Lincoln Journal Star  – Jan 4, 2020

Gary Lacey was always a man with a vision. During his 20-year career as Lancaster County Attorney, Lacey focused on making a difference within the system. Motivated by the suffering he saw, he helped to create the Child Advocacy Center of Lincoln and Lancaster County, which helps child victims of assault and violence get the resources they need.


Lacey died Thursday in Gothenburg after a series of strokes. He was 77.


After serving in the U.S. Army in Thailand, Lacey returned to Nebraska in the late 1960s to study at the University of Nebraska College of Law. After briefly working as a corporate staff attorney, he began working for the county attorney’s office. Read Article.