Emily Lighty, Mother of Former VASJ and Ohio State Star David Lighty, Dies

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Emily Lighty, Mother of Former VASJ and Ohio State Star David Lighty, Dies
Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports

The mother of former Buckeyes player and Villa Angela-St. Joseph grad David Lighty died on Saturday night after battling an illness. Despite her son's graduation in 2011 after five years in the program, Emily Lighty stayed around the Buckeyes last season, telling The Plain Dealer: "That group of guys was the best, most sweet and respectful and kindest group of young men of all the years I was there. I became pretty fond of all of them."

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