I met Kenneth Luce once or twice at most, and then only for the few hurried words of greeting that are exchanged at alumni gatherings. Yet I feel I have come to know him well - sadly for me, chiefly through his friends and after his death. With the passing of any prominent alumnus of the Michigan Law School, we are likely to receive letters from friends and associates urging some suitable memorial. For Professor Luce there was more than the usual expressions of esteem and respect for professional accomplishments. Affection for the man himself shone through the words about him. He was loved for his humaneness, his selflessness, and his fervor in supporting the causes and institutions in which he believed.
St. Antoine, Theodore J. "In Memoriam. Professor Kenneth K. Luce." Marq. L. Rev. 61 (1977): vii-ix.