Douglas Steven Boyle was born March 3, 1950 in St. Louis, MO, the first son of Dawn J and Edward S Boyle. He passed away on November 6, 2012 in Provo, UT from complications caused by a deadly brain tumor.
Although his life was cut short, Doug lived a wonderful and happy life. His days were full of friends and fun, health and happiness.
Over the past 62 years, he always responded to challenges with optimism, enthusiasm and an unforgettable sense of humor. He had much success in business, with friends, and raising a strong family.
Doug spent his early years in Lonoke, AR. When he was eight years old, the family moved to Monticello, UT. He loved growing up in Monticello, where he participated in a wide variety of sports, teased everyone around him, raised pigeons and swam in the tailings pond.
Doug attended schools in Monticello, graduating from Monticello High School in 1968. He was active in football, basketball, golf and more.
Doug served in the London South Mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where he gained a great love for England and the British people.
He attended Brigham Young University, earning a bachelor’s degree in business in 1975.
While taking graduate courses at the University of Utah, Doug renewed his acquaintance with Annette Huron. They were married on October 5, 1978 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.
Over the course of the next 34 years, Doug and Annette lived in Taylorsville, Provo, Monticello, Cedar Hills, and Orem. Four children joined the family, including Angela, Tatum, Samuel and Abby.
Doug sold insurance for Farm Bureau in Monticello before moving to Utah Valley and opening his own agency, Mr. Insurance. For the past 25 years, Doug and his partner, Kay Mangum, built Mr. Insurance into a successful agency.
Doug loved people. He built a large number of friends from every phase of his life. He was able to wrestle humor from every situation and loved to tease and make people laugh. Friendship was of great value to Doug.
Doug enjoyed his children and grandchildren, playing golf and basketball, following BYU sports, exploring southeast Utah and traveling around the world.
Doug served faithfully in his church in a variety of settings, including in his family ward, in a BYU student ward, and at Utah Valley Hospital. For the past ten years, Doug served as an ordinance worker in the Mt. Timpanogos Temple
Doug is preceded in death by his father, Edward Boyle. He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Annette Boyle; children Angie (Seth) King of South Jordan, UT; Tatum (Mike) Maggio of San Francisco, CA; Sam (Allie) Boyle of Salt Lake City, UT; and Abby (Peter) Fuller of Houston, TX.
He is also survived by 6.5 grandchildren; mother Dawn Boyle, of Monticello; brothers Scott (Cassie) and Bill (Lynda) of Monticello, and scores of family and friends.
Card of thanks
The Boyle family expresses heartfelt thanks for the wonderful outpouring of love and support, from near and far, after the loss of Doug.
The cards and calls, gifts and kind words, have brought comfort to the family.
Doug loved San Juan County for its beauty and for the kindness and friendship of so many wonderful people.
Doug Boyle family: Annette, Angie, Tatum, Sam, Abby
Scott Boyle family
Bill Boyle family