Patrick C. Boyden
1934 — 2022
Patrick C. Boyden, Emeritus Professor, Kent State University, passed away July 30, 2022, at age 87. He was born in Green Bay, Wisconsin, on September 9th, 1934. He was raised by his parents, Charles A. Boyden and Ruth I. (Masse) Boyden. His now deceased siblings were Edward (Bud) Boyden and Elizabeth (Betty) Duffy. A lifelong Catholic, as a young adult, Pat spent four years in the seminary before deciding on an academic direction for his life. Pat earned a BA in Philosophy from St. Norbert College in DePere, Wisconsin, and in the next several years earned a Master's Degree in German from Marquette University in Milwaukee. Pat and his wife Julie (Early) were married in 1960 and left...