In Memory

Ronald Boyne

Ron is survived by his wife of 23 years Judy (Waterloo) Boyne, formerly of Lapeer, MI. siblings: Gale Meeks of Chicago, IL, Gary (Carol) Boyne of Portland, OR, Janet (David) Doty of Cincinnati, OH, sister-in-law Elaine Boyne of Escanaba, MI, many nieces and nephews. Born in Detroit, he is preceded in death by his father Thomas L. Boyne and mother Lorraine (Katzler) Boyne, brother Thomas J Boyne, and brother-in-law Paul Meeks. He was a 1967 graduate of Plymouth High School in Plymouth, MI and received his BS degree from Eastern Michigan University. Ron worked for many years duuring school and after graduation for Parke Davis/ Warner Lambert Pharmaceutical Research in Ann Arbor, before moving to Chicago in 1990 to work for IITRI. In 2000 he was transferred to Newport, IN to manage the quality control department during the dismantling and neutralization of the VX chemical depot by the US government. He retired from IITRI in 2004. There will be a memorial for friends and family at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Ron's name can be made to the American Diabetes Association or the Alzheimer's Association. Please visit for further details.


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