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‘His legacy will live on’: Loved ones say goodbye to Bay St. Louis lineman who suffered electric shock

Friends and family members gathered as they said goodbye to Cayce Seal, the lineman who...
Friends and family members gathered as they said goodbye to Cayce Seal, the lineman who suffered an electric shock while working for Entergy in New Orleans on Wednesday(Doug Seal)
Published: Jun. 24, 2021 at 10:03 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 26, 2021 at 6:03 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS, La. (WLOX) - Loved ones gathered at the University Medical Center in New Orleans, as they said goodbye to Cayce Seal, the Bay St. Louis lineman who suffered an electric shock while working for Entergy in New Orleans on Wednesday.

In a Facebook post, Cayce’s girlfriend Cassie Lassabe said they gathered in the courtyard to raise the donor flag during Cayce’s surgery. She said this signifies his final act of love, kindness and giving, which she said he was known for doing.

Today, as Cayce prepares to leave this world as a hero, giving the gift of life to others, we welcome friends and family...

Posted by Cassie Lassabe on Saturday, June 26, 2021

His father Doug Seal also posted on Facebook that ‘even in death, he is still giving.’

In another Facebook post, Doug said he couldn’t be a ‘prouder father for the way Cayce live his life. He also said Cayce was a genuine true friend and person. His legacy will live on in all the kids he coached and all his friends he loved.’

Today will never be a Happy Father’s Day for me, losing my baby boy is tough. But I can truly say I could not be a...

Posted by Doug Seal on Friday, June 25, 2021

Many gathered to honor Cayce, who they say was not only a lineman, but a father, friend, coach, and brother.

Waiting on the flag and some of his coworkers came to say their goodbyes to Cayce Seal 🧡 #lineman

Posted by Leigh Christian on Saturday, June 26, 2021

Family members received devastating news Friday afternoon that the injuries he suffered were worse than they thought, and that said his chance of recovering dwindled. He had more significant heart and brain damage than they originally thought following the accident.

This morning, we got news that crushed our hearts. It appears that Cayce had more significant cardiac and neurologic...

Posted by Cassie Lassabe on Friday, June 25, 2021

She also said in the post ‘Cayce is preparing to give the gift of life so that he can continue to influence and impact others around him.’

Loved ones have started a meal train for the Seal family. If you’d like to donate to the Seal family, click here.

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