About Elizabeth Root Luce
LUCE, Elisabeth Root September 23, 2002
LUCE, Elisabeth Root - San Francisco resident, died tragically in a drowning accident on September 19 while on holiday in Palm Beach, Florida. Ms. Luce, 47, a well known interior designer, was born December 1, 1954 in Oyster Bay, New York and attended East Woods School in Oyster Bay, NY, St. Mark's School in Southborough, MA, and the New York School of Interior Design in New York City. She was the granddaughter of Time Inc. founder, Henry R. Luce. A devoted mother, she is survived by three children, Henry Luce Hagenbuch, Hunter Blackwood Hagenbuch, and Hilary Winters Hagenbuch as well as her parents, Margaret Hamilton Howe of Cold Spring Harbor, NY, her father, Peter Paul Luce of Denver, CO, and three sisters, Meredith Hamilton Luce of Orlando, FL., Christena Luce McNicol of Mill Neck, NY, Clare Luce Abbey of St. Helena, CA. A memorial service will be held at Grace Cathedral on Wednesday, September 24 at 10am. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Nick Traina Foundation.
Posted by Tom Luce of Bethel, Ohio