June 20, 2011
Denny Lavy (center) is joined by his son's Zane (far left), Zeth (near left) and Zach (right) at home plate of the family's baseball field located in the backyard of their home in Auxvasse. Denny was diagnosed with colon cancer last fall but fights the illness through treatment and a love of baseball.
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Family leans on the game and each other as the patriarch fights a life-changing illness
This is what Denny Lavy gets most of his joy in life out of — a night at the ball field. On this Tuesday he parks himself in the bleachers of the Lincoln University baseball diamond to watch two of his sons — 20-year old Zane and 17-year old Zach — play baseball.