Lucas Longfellow Hughes (“My Handsome”) died unexpectedly in Cedar City, Utah on January 27, 2021 at the age of 18. He is survived by his parents, Stephen and Janna Hughes of St. George, Utah, and siblings Emalee, Shane and Nayson.
Lucas was born on May 28, 2002 in Glendale, Az. and graduated from Desert Hills High School in 2020. He was career-minded and wished to attend college to ultimately find a cure for diseases.
He is remembered as being adventurous, fearless, musical, artistic, gentle, compassionate, confident, and a family guardian. He loved his music and was self-taught on piano, guitar, ukulele and drums. He was an Eagle Scout who loved the outdoors, loved his family and friends, and loved to travel... having visited England, Mexico, and Canada. He was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and participated fearlessly in all outdoor adventures.
A funeral is scheduled Saturday, February 6, 2021 at 11:00am, this service will be live streamed. Lucas will be laid to rest at the Tonaquint Cemetery. All friends and family are invited to attend the graveside service to celebrate Lucas’ life and are invited to arrive by 12:15pm.
His family wishes to thank the Cedar City Police Dept. and Victim’s Rights Advocates Office for their support and compassion. Also, thanks to the many friends and family who have generously reached out and expressed love and support.
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