Jefferey Stephen Boyle passed away on April 3, 2020, at his home in Calgary. He was born February 15, 1972, in Prince Albert. Jeff was the youngest child and only son of Walter and Maxine (Harvold) Boyle.
Jeff spent his early years in the Canwood area, living on the family farm, attending school at Canwood, and actively participating in fastball, volleyball, hockey, curling and archery. He completed a Computer Aided Drafting diploma at SIAST in Moose Jaw, followed by studying engineering at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon. He continued playing volleyball at SIAST and in Calgary. He enjoyed experimenting with cooking. In recent years, he took up axe throwing. Jeff made lasting friends wherever he went.
Jeffâ€™s occupation was industrial design. He began his career in Prince Albert with Proteus, but soon settled in Calgary, where he worked for Strongco, ELRUS and his own business, JSB Consulting.
Jeff was a talented sculptor, working in wood and stone. His pieces were featured at the Calgary Stampede Art Show and were sold online and in shops in Calgary and Canmore under the label of Bunny Rabid Custom Carving.
Jeff was predeceased by his grandparents, and his father, Walter Boyle of Prince Albert. He is survived and dearly missed by his mother, Maxine Boyle of Regina; his five sisters and brothers-in-law: Laura and Deryl Coates of Regina, Barbara Boyle of Regina, Diana and Harvey Nelson of Canwood, Donna Boyle of Regina, and Darla Boyle of Regina; and his nieces and nephews: Amanda and Darren Carter and their children Roan, Rhys and Fynlea Carter; Brandon and Dina Coates and their children Jacob Nathanail; Jessica Nathanail and Alex Anderson and their daughter Violette, Athena, Petra and YB Coates; Logan Nelson; and Jessie and Tyler Hall and their children Dallas and Sadie Hall. He is also survived by his aunt, Marj Moline of Shellbrook and her children, Greg, Cindy and Graham, and numerous cousins and very good friends.
A funeral service will be held at a date to be announced in Canwood, SK, followed by interment in the North Canwood Cemetery. In addition, a memorial service may be held in Calgary for Jeffâ€™s many friends at a later date.