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“Our paths only crossed briefly in 2016 but we have never forgotten Richard, his warm personality and beautiful will always stay in our memory. One...Read More »
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“Patrick, Mary & Boyce family,Offering our condolences. This is a difficult time and pray that time eases your grief. I remember him as a very loving...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Summer & Tom Takahashi - Tacoma, WA

“Was always a pleasure when I was invited to spend time with you guys and your dad. The golf with Richard and his brother at Pat's is a special memory...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Aaron Firchau - Snohomish, WA

“The last time I saw him at Eileen's funeral it was like no time had passed he was always welcoming & kind & funny. We caught up & enjoyed rehashing...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Brianna (Stich) Gonzalez - TX

“Tge last time I saw him at Eileen's funeral it was like no time had passed he was always welcoming & kind & funny. We caught up & enjoyed rehashing...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Brianna (Stich) Gonzalez - TX

“Loved your Dad truly an amazing man!!Love you all!! ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Dana Morger - Quilcene, WA

“He was a wonderful man with a huge heart and spiritual soul. He made me feel welcome in the Boyce family and I will never forget his kindness and...Read More »
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Richard John Boyce, of Seattle, WA died Monday, April 20, 2020 of natural causes.

He is survived by his children, Jeffrey (Mary), Paul, Kathryn, Patrick (Mary), Monica (Eli), Mathew, Michael (Kim), and Jennifer, 13 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, 8 nieces and nephews, a father figure to many in a large beloved extended family. He was predeceased by his sister Eileen (Ed Stich), brother William (Sharon), wife Cathie, and his former wife Patty.

Born in Seattle, WA on November 29, 1928 to James and Marian (Funk) Boyce. He attended St. Benedict'sGrade School, O'Dea High School (1954), and Seattle University. He was an Engineer for AT&T. After retirement, a man of strong faith, he returned to school to study theology. He was ordained in 1984, and consecrated Bishop in the Reformed Episcopal Church. He planted and served at St. Paul's Anglican Church, was a founding member of the Anglican Church of North America, Bishop of the Diocese of the West (REC), he retired as the Vicar General of the Diocese of Cascadia.

Services will be held at a later date. The family wishes to express their deep appreciation for the loving care he received from David and Dora at Marianna's Adult Family Home. He was a good man.