William Luce Death | Obituary:
Playwright Luce William has die at a a memory care facility. He reportedly passed away on Monday, December 9, 2019 at the age of 88.
Cause of Death: Luce’s godson, Grant Hayter-Menzies confirmed that Luce died of complications from Alzheimer’s disease.
Luce began his career as an actor and director before going on to pen acclaimed works such as The Belle of Amherst, an exploration of the life of poet Emily Dickinson, and Barrymore, a play about the life of actor John Barrymore.
Luce was the author of a number of other works with real-life subjects including Emily Brontë, Isak Dinesen, Enrico Caruso, Vaslav Nijinsky and Coco Chanel,Zelda Fitzgerald, Molière and Lillian Hellman.