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University of Baltimore
George E. Boynton
George E. Boynton

George E. Boynton, a retired insurance executive and standout athlete who played high school, college and club lacrosse, died Saturday of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, at the Blakehurst retirement community. The former Roland Park resident was 76. Born in Baltimore and raised in Roland Park, he was the son of John William "Benny" Boynton, an insurance broker, and Dorothy Welsh. He was a 1956 graduate of the Gilman School and achieved distinction on its lacrosse team. He was point guard on the basketball team and was football quarterback. He was also his class president. "George was a once-in-a-decade athlete," said Henry R....