Calvin Arthur Boylan

Calvin, 55, passed away Thursday morning July 31, 2014 at his home with family and close friends after a 4 year battle with metastatic cancer.

Calvin was born June 13,1959 in Chisholm, MN and moved to Lawrence in the 1960s and graduated from Lawrence High School in 1977.

He worked at The Playhouse for 12 years and Allen Press from 1989-2011 until his cancer prevented him from working.

Calvin was a great friend to many!  He was an avid outdoors person.  He enjoyed team-roping; winning many saddles, buckles, and tack.  Fishing trips to the Boundary Waters, hunting trips, trail riding, was on a bowling league for many years, and just having a good time with family and friends.

He is survived by five sisters:  Sharon Rayton (husband Billy), Karla Boylan, Lynne Boylan, Pamela Kendrick, and Darla Rawley.  He was preceded in death by his mother Patricia (Stotser) Boylan, his father Ralph Boylan and stepmother Emma Jean, as well as grandparents on both sides.

The family suggests memorials to Kansas University Cancer Center.

The family will receive friends from 6:30-8:30 pm Friday Aug 8th at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.   There will be Celebration of Life party at his house Saturday Aug 9th at 12:30 pm.

Messages & Condolences

From Terry waggoner...

Rest in peace my friend. Although we lost touch many years ago, I always thought of you as a good Man and a kind Man. I always respected and admired you for that. You will never be forgotten. Thoughts and Prayers to your Family! Until we meet in Heaven, rest well, my friend!

From Kathy Mayo Sposato...

Having known Calvin since Junior High, I can tell you he was one of the nicest people I have ever known.I lost touch with Calvin after living in Colorado for many, many years but I never forgot him and I never will.Calvin was always so cute and funny Calvin always had a smile for everyone and was always there to help anyone in need. I am going to miss you Calvin. You truly were one of The Good Guys. Heaven will be blessed to have a wonderful angel and I am blessed for having known you. See you again one day My Friend

From George and Cheryl Hunsinger...

Got to know Calvin from the play house days. He also had lived out south of next to property that I used to farm. He was a great guy, and will be missed by many! God bless him for the battle that he fought. He is now watching down on us, and with no doubt in my mind is spinning records for everyone in heaven. Our thoughts and prayers to his family. God bless you, and thanks for sharing Calvin in our lives.

From Marge...

I worked with Calvin at AP he was a great guy… then at one time he lived out by me… always greeted me with a smile or a wave…. He will be missed… I am sure he will be up there with his horse having a good ole time… with the lord… free of pain..

From Ruth Lee (Robson)...

So sorry to hear this, I’ve known Calvin and his sisters since they were very young and went to First Christian Church. Rest In Peace.

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