Larry Dean Boye (1932-2018)

Larry Dean Boye, ‘LB’, 86, of Arvada, Colo. passed from this earth Oct. 19, 2018, after a lifetime of beautiful music as an educator. Larry was born Feb.24, 1932 in Ellsworth, Kan. to Clarence Boye and Anna (Adamek) Boye and was raised outside Holyrood, Kan.
Larry is survived by his daughter, Tammy Derloshon (Castle Rock, Colo.); son, J.D. Boye and daughter-in-law Kathy (Aurora, Colo.); five grandchildren, Andi, Chris, Jillian, Lauren, and Makenna; and upwards of a thousand former students who remember ‘LB’ fondly.
He was twice divorced. He was preceded in death by Sue Jean (Snyder) Boye, his wife of 30 years, and is survived by Pamela Hoopingarner Boye, his wife of 18 years.
The service was Friday, Oct. 26, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Lakewood, Colo. Graveside service was Saturday, Oct. 27, at the St Peter Lutheran Cemetery in Holyrood. Olinger Crown Hill Mortuary, Wheat Ridge, Colo., was in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the University Singers at Ball State University, to the choral department at Eastern Florida State College (formerly Brevard Community College), Bethany College choral department or to the Manhattan Pops choir at Manhattan High School in Manhattan, Kan.

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