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Daniel Thomas Boyer

November 30, 1958 — January 19, 2024

Bowling Green, Kentucky

Daniel Thomas “Danny” Boyer, 65 of Bowling Green, KY, formerly of Redwood, NY, died Friday, January 19, 2024 at his home.  Danny was born November 30, 1958 in Alexandria Bay, NY a son of William Donald and Noreen Frances (Lees) Boyer.  He graduated from Alexandria Central School in Alexandria Bay, NY and BOCES in Watertown, NY.  

After graduation in 1976, Danny moved south, first residing in Clarksville, TN before settling in Bowling Green, KY where his parents resided.  Danny worked for many years at Houchen’s Warehouse then Woodcraft Industries before retiring.  He created a Facebook group for his beloved hometown called “Where in the Heck is Redwood New York” and its predecessor “Where in the Hell is Redwood New York” and used this platform to share Redwood history with his many followers.   In 2014, Danny co-authored a book with Dave Shampine titled “The Jefferson County Egan Murders Nightmare on New Year’s Eve 1964” that was published by The History Press which was followed by several book signing tours throughout Jefferson County, NY.  Danny also collaborated with Glenn Curry on his documentary “The Egan Murders” that was released in 2015.  Danny also enjoyed online auctions, watching hockey, and most of all being Uncle Danny to his many nieces and nephews.   

Danny was preceded in death by his father, William Boyer, his maternal grandparents, William and Catherine Lees, and his paternal grandparents, Donald and Ruth Boyer.

Danny is survived by his mother, Noreen Boyer of Bowling Green; five sisters: Cathy Pippin (Wayne), Susan Hook (John), Renie Boyer, Patricia Alexander, all of Bowling Green, and Mary Freeman (Dell) of Cadiz, KY; three brothers: Bill Boyer, Jr. (Denise) of Redwood, NY, Stephen Boyer (Diann) of Smiths Grove, KY, and Peter Boyer (Bonnie) of Bowling Green, KY, several nieces and nephews, and his faithful companion, Maggie and her sister Millie. 

Cremation service was entrusted to Hardy & Son Funeral Home, Bowling Green Chapel.  No service is scheduled at this time. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Redwood Historical Society in Danny’s honor.    

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