Lyle “Boyd” Muir
August 30, 1932 ~ July 22, 2009
Lyle “Boyd” Muir, 77, was born in Midland South Dakota to Lyle and Velma (Dollie) Muir, as a young man Boyd loved the western life and spent his summers ranching with horses and cattle in South Dakota.Boyd graduated from Lake Washington High School (Kirkland) in 1950 and entered the Air Force. Boyd married the love of his life, Gerry, on April 12, 1971. He worked in the construction trade prior to owning and operating the U & I Tavern in Snohomish with his wife. Boyd was a member of the Snohomish Eagles & American Legion Post 96. Boyd loved sports as an avid fisherman, Mariner’s & Seahawk fan, and Pro-Rodeo expert.Preceded in death by his wife Gerry Muir, sisters Norma Jean Kelly, Beverly Hendel Smith, Dawn Helen and stepson Jay Fox. Survived by brother Thomas Muir of Tonasket; stepchildren Dan (Jan) Fox, Carol (Phil) Metz and Brian Brady. Also survived by many nieces and nephews who will forever remember the colorful “Uncle Boyd” stories for when he laughed, the whole world laughed with him.The true joy of Boyd’s later years were his numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.Contributions may be made to Children’s Hospital.