ANTHONY G. LUCCI, CAPT, USAF

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Anthony Lucci '61

Date of birth: June 12, 1938

Date of death: September 27, 1967

Age: 29

Lucky Bag

From the 1961 Lucky Bag:


Loss

From the December 1967 issue of SHIPMATE:

Capt. Anthony G. Lucci, USAF, who was serving with the 39 Military Airlift Squadron at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, died on 27 Sept. when a plane in which he was a passenger crashed in Dallas, Tex. Services and interment were at South Fork, Pa.

Capt. Lucci, who was born in Ehrenfeld, Pa., graduated from the Naval Academy in 1961. A 1955 graduate of South Fork-Croyle High School, he was named to the Johnstown, Pa., Tribune-Democrat's All-scholastic football team that year as first string tackle. He received his navigator's wings in 1965 at James Connally Air Force Base, Texas, and a Master's degree from North Carolina State College.

He is survived by his widow Donna, and three sons, Frank, Michael and Timothy, of 3549A Hawthorne Dr., Dover, De. 19901; and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lucci of Box 93, Ehrenfeld, P a . 15993.

All seven aboard (5 USAF + 2 civilians) were killed.

Anthony is buried in Pennsylvania.


Class of 1961

Anthony is one of 23 members of the Class of 1961 in Memorial Hall.