Douglas Boyes Obituary – Death: Talented young entomologist, Douglas Boyes, who worked at UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology died unexpectedly today, October 1, 2021. The cause of death not yet been determined.
We are incredibly saddened to learn of the sudden loss of Douglas Boyes (@diarsia).
A passionate and highly committed young naturalist and researcher, Douglas’ groundbreaking work was shining a light on some of the most important issues facing insects in Britain today (1/2) pic.twitter.com/pWNff4qFPP
— NHSN (@NEE_Naturalist) October 1, 2021
Doug was a brilliant and dedicated young scientist, he was also a kind and generous colleague to those he worked with.
Doug was a hugely talented and dedicated scientist, and a kind and valued member of our biodiversity team and postgraduate community.
He was a truly special young man, and will be sadly missed by the scientific community.
We are saddened to hear of another great & sudden loss to the entomological community this week. Douglas Boyes’ work was outstanding. Our thoughts are with his family and friends.
— AES – amentsoc.org (@amentsoc) October 1, 2021
Such shocking and sad news today, with the passing of Douglas Boyes @diarsia. His passion for lepidopterans will live on in his academic legacy, as well as in his contribution towards county recording in Montgomeryshire. Heartfelt condolences to all of his family
— William Jones (@JacanaJones) October 1, 2021
A book of condolences will be set up to pay respects to the amazing Douglas Boyes. Anyone who wants to write a letter or email to Doug which will be passed on to @pickeletto, please email email@example.com / DM me or @ento_bea for more info or a postal address.
— Finley Hutchinson (@FinleyHutchins2) October 1, 2021
Devastated to hear about the sudden death of Douglas Boyes @diarsia . He was a truly special young man, and will be sadly missed by the scientific community. My heart goes out to his lovely parents Clare @pickeletto and Simon.
— Anne Dunn 💙 (@annie_dunn) October 1, 2021
Devastated by the death announced today of friend and former student, Douglas Boyes @Diarsia. My heart goes out to Doug’s family, his colleagues, and all who benefitted from his friendship and knowledge 1/4
— Owen Lewis (@OwenTLewis) October 1, 2021