The former president of Moog Music Inc and the deisgner of the Polymoog, the successful analog polyphonic synth manufactured by Moog Music between 1975 - 1980, reportedly passed away on 15th April 2017.
MatrixSynth have provided an informative write-up about the man behind one of the most important and (for its time) groundbreaking synths. In many ways the Polymoog, for its flaws, paved the way for the future of polyphonic synthesizers.
This post on Facebook by Automatic Gainsay (Marc Doty) puts Dave Luce's contribution to synthesiers, the community, and Moog Music in context:
You can also watch a short 3 minute video interview for NAMM with Dave Luce. it's not currently possible to embed the video, so please head over to the NAMM site here to see it.
Here's a promo film for the Polymoog, where Dace Luce appears at 1:53:
Here is the Polymoog 203a Dave Luce worked so hard to make a reality:
More about Polymoog: http://www.vintagesynth.com/moog/polymoog.php
Learn synthesis with Marc Doty and the Bob Moog Foundation here: https://ask.audio/academy?nleloc=profile/robertmoog