Lucy Holliday Wick

May 1, 1926February 13, 2021

Lucy Holliday Wick, May 2,1926 – February 13, 2021

Lucy Holliday Wick, age 94, died peacefully in her home in Indianapolis on February 13, 2021. Born in Indianapolis, Lucy was active in the community and contributed to culture and education in the city. Lucy was concerned for the well being of family members, her friends and anyone she happened to meet. Kindnesses took place in her midst. She found joy in being of help to people and was generous, often no matter the cost.

Lucy was the daughter of the late Ruth H. Holliday and Frederick T. Holliday, and the sister of the late John H. Holliday, and Frederick T. Holliday Jr. In 1950, she married William A. Wick of Youngstown, Ohio. After a brief stay in Youngstown, she brought William to Indianapolis in 1953 where they lived for the duration of their lives.

William and Lucy spent summers in Northport, Michigan and winters in Naples, Florida, where they enjoyed playing golf. Lucy was an avid reader, particularly of biographies of historical figures. She was interested in American history and genealogy, and loved listening to her favorite music. Her beautiful gardens were a true testament to her love of flowers and nature.

Lucy was a graduate of The Orchard School, Tudor Hall, and Smith College of Northhampton, Massachusetts. She was a member of Second Presbyterian Church, a lifelong member of Woodstock Club, a member of The Christamore House Guild, a former member of the Progressive Club, Indianapolis Garden Club, Junior League of Indianapolis, The Dramatic Club and Lambs Club.

Lucy is survived by her son Paul Wick, her daughter Ruth Brooke (Peter), grandchildren Alexandra Brooke, Thomas Brooke, William A. Wick III, Ashley Wick Hash (Josh), the children of her deceased son William A. Wick Jr., and great grandchildren Vivienne and Mercer Hash.

The family would like to thank the caregivers that took care of Lucy during her elder years, including Lynda Goeke, Yvonne Agbodjan, Mary Walls, Peggy Keppler and Care Manager, Dana Croner.

A private service will be held on February 22, 2021,10 am ET. The service will be available for family and friends both live stream and afterwards at There will be no calling due to the pandemic. In lieu of flowers friends may make memorial contributions to the Indianapolis Humane Society,, Riley Children’s Hospital,, and the Indianapolis Garden Club,


  • Funeral Service (private with public streaming)

    Monday, February 22, 2021



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anne berggren

February 23, 2021

I had the pleasure of being Lucy's driver for the past several years. We covered many topics and Lucy's wisdom would have solved our world's problems. She was quietly humorous, very honest and always graceful.

John Holliday

February 22, 2021

Aunt Lucy always had a quick smile and hearty laugh and a gentle kindness that was always welcoming. She will be missed. John Holliday, Jr.

Jacqueline Rice

February 22, 2021

My prayers and thoughts are with the Wick Family. I pray God’s comfort will be with all of you! I am eternally grateful to have had Mrs Wick in my life and I will forever hold memories of her grace, perseverance, dedication, kindness and internal strength in my heart.

Lucy- May God welcome you home with open arms!

With prayers of comfort and peace,

Jacqueline Rice, PT
Mrs Wick Home Physical Therapist

Susan and Paul Tomases and Erhard

February 21, 2021

We did not have the good fortune to meet Lucy in person, but have enjoyed hearing funny and endearing stories about Lucy's life, influence, and spirit from our dear friend Ruth. We're sending our condolences to Lucy's family and friends.

David Kubley

February 16, 2021

I send my condolences to Mrs. Wick's family. I always enjoyed taking care of her home and knew her to be a very pleasant and humorous person. May she rest in peace after a long and well lived life. Dave Kubley