Logan Herald Journal, 09/11/09
Dr. Boyd Edwards Hayward, retired valley physician, passed away peacefully in his home with his wife and family present Sept. 2, 2009. Born in Logan, Utah, on Oct. 30, 1921, Dr. Hayward attended Utah State University for undergraduate studies, graduated pre-med from the University of Chicago and earned his medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. In addition to enjoying his practice for more than 30 years with his patients in Phoenix, he was involved with medical international community services in Thailand, Africa and Latin America. Boyd was the founder of the Phoenix Chapter of the Amigos de las Americas in 1970; and, as medical director of Amigos, he prepared students to volunteer in rural Central and South America. Once retired, he enjoyed the study of Mesopotamian archaeology in Iran, Iraq and Egypt. Boyd was preceded in death by his sister Frances Hayward Tippets of Utah. He is survived by his sister, Marian Hayward Hutchinson; his wife, Mireya Hayward; his three children, Anne Zalak, Becky Coen and Dow Terry; stepchildren, Tom Wedell, Beverly, Noily, Lydia and Lisa Ehlenberger; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and many wonderful family and friends. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, 2009, at Whitney & Murphy, 4800 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix, Ariz., 85018. In lieu of flowers, please send memorial donations to his lifetime passion, Amigos de las Americas, Phoenix Chapter, at P.O. Box 17506, Phoenix, AZ, 85011-0506. Burial will be at Paris Cemetery in Paris, Idaho, at Boyd's request.
Published in Logan Herald Journal from September 11 to September 24, 2009