Lucian E. Pickett, 53, of Panton


PANTON — Lucian E. Pickett, 53, passed away Monday, March 28, 2022, at his home in Panton.

He was born on Sept. 15, 1968, in Burlington, the son of Gordon and Madeline (Wright) Pickett. Lucian was lucky to have another special Mom in his life, Marjorie Pickett.

Lucian spent 20 years as a volunteer fireman. In 2000, he was voted Firefighter of the Year. Later in life Lucian joined and became a member of the Masons. He was well known for his mechanical skills, which he used daily at his job at Tri-Valley Transit. Prior to that, he was a school bus driver at Betcha Transit and loved by many students and their families.

His hobbies were spending time with his family, fishing, hunting, walking his dog, Luna and camping with his wife.

Lucian is survived by his wife, Sharon Pickett, and their three children, Justin (Libby), Jessica (Loren) and Tiffany (Nick); his five grandchildren, Josie (Tanner), Damian, Mason, Nashua and Ellie; two brothers, Gordon and Charles; and four  sisters, Roxanna, Nina, Tina and MaryAnne. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins from both the Pickett and Wright side of his family.

Visiting hours will be held on Friday, April 1, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Brown-McClay Funeral Home in Vergennes. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, April 2, at the America Legion in Vergennes from 2-5 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Ferrisburgh Fire Department. To send online condolences to his family please visit ◊

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