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Lucas Ransom memorials scheduled for Thursday

October 27, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Two memorials are scheduled to remember Lucas Ransom, who was killed by a shark in Santa Barbara on Friday.Hundreds of people filled the church in Perris on Wednesday evening for a funeral mass.

Ransom's friends served as pallbearers.

Ransom, 19, was body-boarding near Vandenberg Air Force Base on Friday when a shark, possibly a great white, bit and severed his leg.

A friend helped him to shore but Ransom died of blood loss.

A memorial for the deceased University of California, Santa Barbara, student is scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday at Evans-Brown Mortuary at 27010 Encanto Dr. in Sun City.

A memorial swim is scheduled for 4 p.m. at Oceanside State Park on the south side of the Oceanside Pier Thursday.

Donations can be sent to:
Attention: Travis Ransom
P.O. box 2536
Sun City, CA 92586

Funds will be used for a scholarship fund in Ransom's name.


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