Saturday, March 17, 2018


R Boyd Obituary

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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Russell Boyd, one of the original founding members of the Canadian Gemmological Association.   Dr. Russell Thomas Frederick Boyd died peacefully in his 93rd year on December 17, 2015 at Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie. He was born as the only child to Joshua (aka Thomas) Frederick Boyd and Mary Eileen Boyd (nee Fowler) on March 8, 1923 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

An entrepreneurial dentist and gemmologist, a passionate Christian, a lover of music, an enthusiastic gardener, and a role model for all, he is survived by his wife Jean Margaret Boyd (nee Dickey), with whom he recently celebrated 65 years of marriage and his children Jeanette Boyd, twin sons Robert and Warren Boyd, and Carolyn (Boyd) Ray. 

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