Press Releases GlobalOne Pet Founder Passes Away Lucas was 58 years old. Published 4 months ago on September 17, 2020 By PETS+ Staff Share Tweet Lucas Saxe (PRESS RELEASE) Lucas was born in New York City. He graduated from Westhampton Beach High School and then Principia College in Elsah, Illinois. Lucas met the love of his life, Beth, in college and after dating for only four months they were engaged to be married. Lucas resided in Laguna Beach, CA and is survived by his wife, two daughters Sydney and Tessa, and a brother, Peter Saxe. Lucas and Beth celebrated their 35th wedding anniversary the day before he passed. Although his family was the pride and joy of his life, he was also a devoted and successful businessman and community leader. Lucas entered the pet industry in 1994 and with his loved friend and business partner, Michael Farmer, Lucas co-founded three successful companies in the pet products industry. He was also an integral member of his community of Three Arch Bay in Laguna Beach. In 2017 Lucas began facing health problems and was diagnosed with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. After receiving a double lung transplant from the Cleveland Clinic in February 2018, Lucas received the priceless and precious gift of time with the people he loved. Unfortunately, Lucas passed away due to multiple compounding health complications. Lucas was honored on August 29th at a private beach ceremony by his family and close friends, but a celebration of life will be scheduled in May/June 2021. The Lucas Saxe Memorial Fund has been established to support pulmonary fibrosis research and education through the Cleveland Clinic. Donations can be made here. Advertisement Related Topics:GlobalOne Pet click to Comment(Comment) Advertisement You may like Promoted Headlines Let’s Hear it for the Comfort Zone Tall Tails Category Spotlight: Terry Naturally® Animal Health Category Spotlight: eTailPet Advertisement Latest Trending Videos Press Releases5 hours ago Scenthound Franchise Selects 919 Marketing Company to Lead National Franchise Development Strategy Do You Or Don't You1 day ago Do You Have a Community Water Bowl at Your Pet Business? Press Releases1 day ago Boss Nation Brands Gets National Recognition for Charitable Giving Headlines1 week ago Open Farm Receives $65M in Private Equity Investment Headlines1 week ago Mars Petcare Plans $145M Expansion in Arkansas Columns6 days ago Top 5 Things to Share with Customers of Reptile Pets Trace's Store School2 months ago Video: Trace’s Store School: How to Build Community — and Grow Revenue — with Other Businesses Trace's Store School2 months ago Video: Trace’s Store School: Get Ready for Black Friday and Small-Business Saturday Trace's Store School3 months ago Video: Trace’s Store School Teaches You How to Start a Produce Co-Op for Pets Advertisement SubscribeBULLETINS Get the most important newsand business ideas from PETS+. Advertisement Most Popular Headlines1 week ago Open Farm Receives $65M in Private Equity Investment Headlines1 week ago Mars Petcare Plans $145M Expansion in Arkansas Columns6 days ago Top 5 Things to Share with Customers of Reptile Pets Photo Gallery3 days ago LOL at These Pet Industry Bernie Memes Products1 week ago 5 New Products to Help Keep Reptiles Healthy and Content Press Releases1 week ago Matrix Partners Now Creating Virtual Show Booths Press Releases5 days ago Canopy Animal Health Pet CBD Products Awarded NASC Quality Seal Do You Or Don't You1 day ago Do You Have a Community Water Bowl at Your Pet Business?