George K. Boyd, M.D., 84, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 surrounded by his family. As a pediatric allergist practicing in Providence for 35 years, he helped thousands of Rhode Island children breathe easier, and trained other physicians at RI Hospital.
George graduated Lawrence (Mass.) High School in 1946; Tufts University in 1951 and BU Medical School in 1955. He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Jean (Strumski) Boyd; 2 daughters Gayle Sommer and Sharyn Klaiman; 2 grandsons.
Burial will be private. Donations in his memory may be made to: Asthma & Allergies Foundation of America/New England Chapter www.asthmaandallergies.org or Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island www.hhcri.org
For full obituary go to Watson Funeral Home, www.wrwatsonfuneralhome.com