NORMAN — David Robinson Boyd, M.D., 68, passed away Monday, March 4, 2013, at home in Norman. David was born to Gail Rounce Boyd and David Robinson Boyd on June 28, 1944, in Sidney, Mont. His father was a naval aviator who died on a mission in the Pacific Theatre in 1944 before David was born.
A memorial and celebration of life will be scheduled at a later date.
David came to Norman in 1946 when his mother became an instructor in the school of music at the University of Oklahoma, where she remained teaching for 38 years.
David graduated from Norman High School in 1962. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1966. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma in 1970. He did an internship at Good Samaritan Hospital in Portland, Ore., from 1970-1971. He completed his residency at the University of California San Francisco with a straight Radiation Oncology Fellowship in 1972-1975.
David practiced as a radiation oncologist at Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, Calif., from 1975-1977. He was a consultant to Scripps Green Hospital, La Jolla, for Radiation Oncology from 1975-1978. He was director of radiation oncology at Tri City Medical Center, Oceanside from 1980-1982
David went into private practice as a radiation oncologist with his own free-standing office from 1977-1995, when he retired. He moved back to Norman in 1997.
David was preceded in death by his mother, Gail Boyd de Stwolinski, and stepfather, Louis de Stwolinski.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Brenda Boyd; and daughters Nicole Boyd of La Jolla, Calif., Kimberly Boyd of San Diego and Jill Boyd of Pampano Beach, Fla.
Arrangements for John and his family were placed in the care of the Vice family at Havenbrook Funeral Home in Norman.
Online condolences may be shared at www.havenbrookfuneralhome.com.
Norman Transcript, Friday, March 8, 2013