Empty Saddles: William “Wayne” Lucas

1947–2017. Photo courtesy Judy Lucas

Wayne Lucas of Lucasia Ranch in the Porcupine Hills west of Claresholm, Alta., passed away May 10. He was well-known for his connection to both Appaloosa and Percheron horses. A respected rancher, horseman and an avid team roper, Wayne and his wife Judy opened their ranch to guests from around the world.