Dave one day meets Lucy Lindquist and they start to date. Lucy and Dave eventually get married but do not have any kids. Dave works at a factory and provides for him and his wife. Lucy's mother, Stella Wingfield lives with Lucy and Dave for a year which drives them crazy and puts a crimp in Lucy and Dave's marriage.
After finding out she has cancer, Lynette calls to tell her sister Lucy so they can cancell their vaction plans and so Lynette can ask Lucy and Dave fore a loan since Lynette has cancer and must take care of five kids. Lucy reveals that her husband Dave just lost his job at the factory and is now working at a fast food restaurant standing outside handing out fliers and must wear a chicken costume. ("Getting Married Today")
When Lynette is cured of cancer and wants her mother to move out, she tries to get Lucy or her other sister Lydia to take in Stella but they refuse. Lucy mentions that Dave moved out but she really thinks they will reconcile but they end up getting divorced. ("You Can't Judge a Book by its Cover")