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William G. Doyle

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July 18, 1924 - August 14, 2015 Bill Doyle, Brooklyn native and long-time resident of Tarzana, CA, died peacefully at the home of his son, Bob, in Miami. Bill was a champion high school 440 runner, 1st Lt. and navigator on 15th Air Force B-24s (completing dozens of WWII missions over enemy lines), and earned a B.A. (UC Berkeley) and M.A. (USC). He spent his career as an educator in Burbank, including many years as director of Burbank Adult Education. He loved camping and going to the beach with his children and grandchildren, and was an active member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church. Bill was predeceased by his loving wife of 68 years, Mary Patricia "Pat" Doyle (Nov. 2014) and his son, William Jr. (2010). Memories of Bill's kindness and open-mindedness are cherished by his survivors: his children, Kevin, Bob, Joe & Mary; brother, Don; sister-in-law, Helen Hinkle; daughters-in-law Michelle, Chris, Melissa & Deborah; grandchildren: Stephanie, Kate, Max, Will, Jonas, Alison & Cody. Funeral services, Berlin, NY; interment at a later date, Inglewood Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Cure Alzheimer's Fund.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Aug. 19 to Aug. 23, 2015
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