Walter Michael Lacyk
Last updated 1/6/2021 at 4:32pm
Walter Michael Lacyk, 92, passed away Dec. 29, 2020, at High Point Medical Center.
Born Oct. 2, 1928, in Chicago, Ill., he was the son of Michael and Rose (Pawlowski) Lacyk. He attended schools in Morris, Ill., and earned degrees from the University of Chicago and the University of Illinois.
He served in the United States Army and was a veteran of the Korean War.
Teaching was his life’s work. He retired from Oak Park and River Forest High School in Illinois after 30 years teaching World History and Russian History.
After retirement, he and his wife spent 21 years in Brevard, where...