Regular attendees at the Cedar Lee will no doubt recognize the face, if not the name, of Arjeye Lacey. He was a Cleveland Cinemas employee who worked the concession stand for nearly 20 years and was known for his warmth and passion for movies.
On Jan. 19, the 36-year-old Lacey passed away, and Cleveland Cinemas is grieving the sudden, tragic loss.
“Arjeye will be missed by his co-workers and customers alike,” said Jon Forman, President of Cleveland Cinemas, in a statement provided to the media. “His love of movies and dedication to his job made him a shining presence at the theatre.”
The Cedar Lee will host a special screening of Moonrise Kingdom, one of Lacey's favorite films, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. to help the family with funeral expenses. 100 percent of the evening's proceeds will go to Lacey's family.
Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the Cedar Lee box office or online.
Our colleague Arjeye Lacey passed away Jan 20th at the age of 36. We miss him terribly & will host a benefit screening of one of Arjeye's favorite films, 'Moonrise Kingdom' 7pm Feb 4th. 100% of proceeds will go to his family to help w funeral expenses. Tix https://t.co/uOFgZw6tSG pic.twitter.com/peC4hwbLfL— Cedar Lee Theatre (@CedarLeeTheatre) January 28, 2020
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