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Russell G. “Butch” Luce, Navy Veteran and Longtime Warwick Coach


Mayor Frank Picozzi, left, shared this photo in tribute to Russell “Butch” Luce, who passed away April 10. [Frank Picozzi Facebook page]
WARWICK, RI — Former Warwick little league coach and U.S. Navy veteran Russell “Butch” Luce, 75, passed away on April 10 at Kent Hospital.

Mayor Frank Picozzi posted a tribute to Mr. Luce on Facebook, recounting their shared experience managing local baseball leagues, including the merger of Warwick National and West Side into Warwick North Little League.

“He was a veteran and a hard working, caring man that was devoted to his family,” wrote the mayor. “The world could use more men like him.”

Read the full obituary here.

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