Barrington, RI — George K. Boyd, M.D., 84, passed away peacefully at home on September 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 Rhode Island Hospital.
George graduated in 1946 from high school in Lawrence, Mass., Tufts University in 1951, and Boston University Medical School in 1955. He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Jean (Strumski) Boyd; two daughters, Gayle Sommer and Sharyn Klaiman; and two grandsons.
Burial will be private. Donations in his memory may be made to Asthma & Allergies Foundation of America/New England Chapter at www.asthmaandallergies.org, or Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island at www.hhcri.org. For full obituary, please visit www.wrwatsonfuneralhome.com.