Richard "Dick" Boyell, musician, composer, arranger, beloved by many, passed away peacefully in his Chicago home, on January 8, 2011. Beginning his career as a musician in the Pump Room, he went on to become a premier producer of music for the ad industry. He produced several of his own albums and also scored for film. He is survived by his loving wife, Charlotte; children, Jeff (Kathleen) and Paula Palmer (Brian); two grandchildren, Adam and Rachel Palmer; and brother, Charles; nieces, Deborah Pitrack (Howard) and Geraldine Boyell. Funeral service Friday, 12 Noon, at the Weinstein Funeral Home
, 111 Skokie Blvd., Wilmette. Entombment Rosehill Cemetery Mausoleum, Chicago. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the charity of your choice or to the American Cancer Society
, 225 No. Michigan Ave., Suite 1210, Chicago, II. 60601-7833. For further info 847-256-5700.
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Published by Chicago Tribune on Jan. 12, 2011.