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Le Roy community volunteer and leader, Robert L. Boyce, passes away at 88

By Howard B. Owens
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Robert Boyce in 2014, accepting the St. Jerome Foundation Health and Humanitarian Award at Terry Hills Golf Course.
Photo by Howard Owens.
Robert L. Boyce
Robert L. Boyce

A stalwart of the Le Roy, and Genesee County, community for more than 50 years, Robert L. Boyce, has passed away at age 88.

Boyce, a native of Hamburg and an Army veteran, moved to Le Roy in 1968 after graduation from the University at Buffalo to go to work for an insurance company that eventually became Tompkins Insurance.

He quickly became involved in the community, joining Jaycees and Rotary, eventually becoming a Paul Harris fellow.

He served the Le Roy Ambulance Service for 27 years, including 13 years as president.

His honors and awards include the Genesee County Health and Humanitarian award (2014), Botts-Fiorito Post #576 LeRoyan of the Year (2018), Boys Scouts Distinguished Service award (2019), and the Alpha Medal of Service award at GCC Foundation (2020).

Boyce is survived by his wife of 61 years, Beth, and daughters Ann (Alan) Nordyke and Tracey (Jim) Carter, and son David (Irena) Boyce. His 8 grandchildren, Laura Nordyke Boland, Andrew Nordyke, Megan Boyce, Ryan Boyce, Emily Carter, Madelyn Carter, Gil Katz, Ella Katz and 2 great-grandchildren

For his full obituary, click here.

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