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Donald Boyer



It is with great sadness that the family of Donald John Boyer announces his passing on December 21st in Edmonton, Alberta at the age of 79. A beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother, he will be missed. Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 23 years, Midge (Margaret) Zeidler. Alongside her are her daughters, Shaunna Zeidler, Tani Tops-Zeidler, and granddaughter, Julia Tops. Also treasuring him are his sons, Douglas (Shannon) Boyer, Craig (Glynis) Boyer, Scott (Stacey) Boyer and his daughter, Joanne (Stephen Mo) Boyer; and his seven grandchildren. Left to lovingly remember him is his sister, Joan Peat.

His father, Stanley; his mother, Margaret; and his brother, Douglas predeceased him.

Don was born in Lethbridge to Stanley Boyer and Margaret LaRue, both originally from Quebec. He grew up in Lethbridge, Alberta and was one of three children. He attended University of Alberta and received his Bachelor of Arts and then his Bachelor of Law degree. He was admitted to the bar in 1962 and was later appointed to Queens Counsel. Don was a partner at Bryan & Company LLP and was the Chief Counsel to the College of Physicians and Surgeons for many years of his legal career. He will be greatly missed by his associates and friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Basilica, 10044-113 Street, Edmonton.

In lieu of flowers, donations in support of Gastroenterology at the University of Alberta Hospital, may be made to the University of Alberta Hospital Foundation, 1H1.91, Walter Mackenzie Centre, 8440-112 Street, NW, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2B7 or by calling 780-407-7007.

Thank you to the staff of the Misericordia Hospital and Touchmark Seniors Home for their kindness when caring for Don.

In Loving Memory of
Donald Boyer
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Funeral Service:
Mass of Christian Burial
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
10:00 AM
St. Joseph Basilica
10044 - 113 Street
Edmonton, AB
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5420-106 Street
Edmonton, AB
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