Alyce Downing Lucas
1925 - Present
Alyce Downing Lucas fighting for equality is a lifelong passion for Alyce Lucas. She has made major contributions to the Dayton community by stepping forward to hold up the banner for people’s rights and working to improve conditions of the lives of others. She has founded and co-founded a number of organizations that have improved the quality of life for young people in the Dayton area. Of particular focus are young African American and under privileged youth. Alongside her national accomplishments to remove the ‘Whites Only’ clause from the PGA, she was instrumental in helping to calm residents of West Dayton during the riots after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated in 1968.