James B. Luce, 68, of Beaver died on July 22, 2019 of esophageal cancer. He was born on January 13, 1951 in New Brighton, PA. A 1968 graduate of New Brighton High School and 1972 graduate of Geneva College, he also attended the University of Aberdeen in Scotland and completed graduate studies at Kent State University. He served on the academic administrative staff as Senior Instructional Services Specialist at Penn State Beaver for 36 years.
James was preceded in death by his parents, Byron B. and Gretchen Painter Luce. Also by brothers, the Rev. Thomas P. Luce and Fredric Luce. He is survived by his wife of almost 40 years, Dr. Carol B. Luce. Also by son, Jeffrey J. Luce of Portland, OR and by daughter, Cheryl (Anthony) Luce Fuga of Chicago, IL.