KENT--Barbara, Ph.D, 72, died June 24, 2013 in Hancock, Maine from complications related to a recent fall. She was born July 29, 1940 in Decatur, Illinois the daughter of William and Charlotte (Conklin) Boyer. Barbara is survived by her companion, Rita Fernando, a brother Bill Boyer, and two nephews. Barbara's courage, grace and brilliance were admired by hundreds of friends and colleagues. A Memorial Service will be held 4pm, Sunday, August 11, 2013 at the Hancock Point Chapel, Hancock, Maine. Donations in lieu of flowers should be made to the Frenchman Bay Conservancy, P.O. Box 150, Hancock, Me. 04640.
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Published in The New York Times on July 14, 2013