In lieu of a funeral service, a memorial bench will be dedicated in memory of Brad at the Mercer Botanic Gardens, 22306 Aldine Westfield Rd, Humble, TX 77338.

Brad Boyle

March 17, 1950March 22, 2020
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Bradley Hughes Boyle, 70, of Spring, Texas, entered into rest on March 22, 2020 following a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer. He was born on March 17, 1950, the youngest of three children to the late Allette Hughes and Charles Boyle of Wexford, Pennsylvania. He is survived by his wife, Suzanne; stepdaughter, Heather Brock; step-granddaughter, Bridget Tindell; brother, Charles J. Boyle (Dale) of Austin, Texas; nephew, Ted Boyle and family of London, UK; niece, Jennifer Zerm and family of Woodinville, Washington, and several cousins. He was preceded in passing by his sister Susan Boyle of Springdale, Pennsylvania.

Brad graduated from North Allegheny High School in Wexford, Pennsylvania, and received a scholarship to Penn State where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in 1971. He served in the US Army as an intelligence analyst following graduation. While working in Pittsburgh, he earned an MBA from Pitt. He became a CPA a few years later as he chose to work in corporate financial functions. Most recently, he worked for AIG in Houston, Texas until cancer forced him to retire. Education and a strong work ethic were important to Brad throughout his adult life. He will be remembered as a gentle, kind, and modest soul by family and friends.

Brad's family would like to request that instead of flowers, donations be made to the American Cancer Society in his honor.


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Alex Thomas

April 23, 2020

Being the boyfriend to Bridget, I was grateful enough to know Brad for the past 3-4 years. From the very first day I met Brad I knew he was, without a doubt, one of the most humble, caring, and knowledgeable people I had ever met. I could immediately see that his love for Bridget was endless. He was constantly looking for a way to help and you could tell it was always in the most genuine of ways. Brad truly cared about those he surrounded himself with and I know for certain that he left an everlasting impact on them. His level of humbleness and the great work-ethic he had is something that I think we can all admire and hope to have one day.
Before Brad's passing he gifted me with an abundance of financial advice and a brand new set of golf clubs that he never got the chance to use (they even still had the wrappers and price tag on them). I promise to hit 'em straight Brad!
Rest In Peace. You will be dearly missed.

Beth Viator

April 3, 2020

I want to express my heartfelt condolences to Brad‘s family, Suzanne, Heather and Bridget. His brave, courageous fight is over; he’s found eternal peace!
What an inspiration he was to all of us at AIG! I’ve worked with Brad since 1999. He had excellent work ethic, was extremely knowledgeable and loved to make us laugh. He gave us all nicknames! Some good, some bad, always funny and memorable. “Brad-isms” (coined by Melissa) continue to live on at AIG.
Brad was often my “go to” when something new came up. Although always willing to help, he didn’t tolerate “dip shits” or laziness. He truly enjoyed coming to work. As noted by all, Brad was completely unique. He had a good heart. He gave me free financial advice. I’ll never forget him coming over to my cubicle, aka “the hole”, and telling me to stop what I was doing, and take a look at my pension benefits. Most employees didn’t grandfather into AIG’s pension plan. He wanted me to realize what I had earned. Seriously, two months later, AIG froze our pension plan! No need to share his thoughts on that action!!
When I wrecked my brand new car, 2 months old, less than 2K mikes, it was Brad who walked out to the parking garage to take a look at it. He celebrated each one of us as we bought new cars, all the while pushing his own towards 200K. We all joked, but truly he did deserve a Chevy commercial!
Rest In Peace, B-rad! We all miss you here! Look down on us every once in a while and make sure those debits equal those credits!

Bridget Tindell

March 30, 2020

Brad was more than a step grandfather to me. He was a father figure, a teacher and a supportive role model. I could write a book about Brad. I still would be unable to say just how much I miss and love him. Brad was genuine and so caring. I loved and respected his brutal honesty. He has been there for me throughout my entire life. I won’t ever forget the times Brad played barbie with me in my barbie castle for hours when I was little when my mom and I stayed with him. I will always remember everything that he taught me. They were life lessons that I will carry with me throughout my life. Brad showed me the meaning behind less is more, and that the early bird gets the worm. Brad was truly loved and appreciated by so many. He was very unique and special in so many ways. Education was everything to Brad. He knew that education brought on opportunity for success in life. He always would tell me that “Education is the great equalizer.” Brad supported me throughout my entire education at Baylor University and has helped create a bright future for me. He encouraged and inspired me to the best student I could possibly be. Brad truly did guide me throughout my college life. He knew my syllabuses better than I even did, always got my school supplies picked out in advance and would send me reminders before my exams to study up. I wish more than anything that I could have Brad watch me graduate, I know that this moment will make him so proud. This achievement was possible because of his support. He did everything possible to ensure I was put on the path to greatness throughout my time at Baylor. I know Brad loved me so much. We had a special bond that I will cherish forever. I promise to keep making Brad proud of me and my hard work as I start this new chapter of my life.

I miss his bear hugs and corky laugh already.

I love you Brad. SOOO MUCH.



March 29, 2020

I met Brad Boyle on July 24, 1984, when joining GTE as their 99th employee in the start up Wireless/Cellular industry. Brad must have been one of the first 35 or so employees hired.
Brad was the Budget, Planning & Analysis Manager, and my position was the Financial Reporting Accountant....over the 7 years there (we worked at least 11 or 12 years in man hours).
Brad had previously worked at Ford, then moved to Houston in the oil industry;as both industries "toileted" upon Bitter's entry, we were all concerned about our futures given his track record!
We worked on countless projects that often required long periods of 12 hour days X 7 days a week....one such project when the entire tax department turned over we got selected to prepare approximately 50 tax returns and neither of us had corporate tax experience.....we worked with supper on the company. We each gained 25 lbs in 4 months! Nightly gastronomical endurance contest climaxed with an Arby's show down where a draw was called after 3 Largest sandwiches, 2 large shakes, 2 large fries and an apple turnover.....each. We were in a lot of pain, Mr. Boyle really enjoyed Quantity over Quality.
A few nights we worked all night and then the next day 35 hours straight....many occasions we were the only 2 in the building.....Brad would go to the rest room or another floor, and without fail I would hide and find a way to jump out and scare him.....after a large gasp....he would hold his heart and yell in that uniquely high pitched, Pittsburgh broque, voice...STOP THAT YOU ARE GOING TO GIVE ME A HEART ATTACK...he reversed the role on me once with great enjoyment.
Brad was the least self serving/apolitical employee I ever worked with or for, he furthered many careers by freely mentoring fellow employees.
If everyone had a friend as decent, honest, fiercely loyal as BHB, this world would be a much better place. RIP my dear friend, you are much loved and are missed. Thank you for being you.

Romaine Box

March 27, 2020

Suzanne and I have been dear friends for well over 40 years. I have known Brad since they were married. And on special occasions my whole family had the pleasure of knowing him and the kind of person he was. I often had the pleasure of visiting with him and found him to be a very kind and cordial person. My whole family thought the same and often commented on what a nice guy he was.

I had a special day when I recently got him on the phone and wished him a 'Happy Birthday', and grabbed the chance to tell him what a special person I thought he was. He, in return, let me know that I was one too. That ended up being a very special day for me as well.

Throughout the years, I have silently praised Suzanne for caring so deeply (and sincerely) about making certain that Brad had the closeness of such a caring family that he so deserved. Not to mention... he was genuinely such a caring person himself.

Brad will be missed by me and my whole family, including both of my daughters and my son-in-law who had the 'pleasure' of being around him on several occasions. We all share in missing him and realize what we will be doing without. That is why we will all keep him in our hearts and forever miss him!

Romaine, Kenny and girls, Stacey Kennie (and Kelly)

Jay Middleton

March 27, 2020

I have known Brad for 35 years and I would have to say he was a truly
good person. There was not a dishonest bone in his body. He was always there to help in any way he could and did so on numerous occasions.

I will miss him very much. He is gone but not forgotten.

Ali Stillwell

March 26, 2020

A couple of nights before Brad passed, a text was passed around us AIG folks that Brad would not be able to receive visitors. A lot of us, some in small groups and others by themselves, had been planning to drop by and give him a little bit of a cheer. We heard he was looking forward to seeing us as much as we were looking forward to seeing him,. Well, what started out as a group text that night turned out to be an almost-all night of reminiscing about Brad, sharing stories about him, funny moments - a lot because he initiated them, some of us sharing how he mentored us and each of us sharing quotes and sayings Brad was famous at work for. It was in a way a celebration of his life - this man who loved his family so dearly and fiercely, a co-worker with impeccable work ethic and someone who we all respected. He was a man who is just, simply and unquestionably, good to the core. We will always miss you Brad . Heaven awaits you with open arms.

Janice Brock

March 26, 2020

I have thought so much of what I would tell as a memory of Brad. I think the last time I saw Brad would be the best one to share. I visited Brad on March 12 and had a long talk with him. We talked about so many things, but the most important one was his eternal home. Brad assured me that he knew Jesus as his Savior. He told me that he had been saved as a teenager. I told him that when I got to Heaven I wanted to make sure he was there. We had a nice long visit. I thank God I went to see him that day to say good bye until I see him again in Glory.

Melissa Luckett

March 26, 2020

I am not sure where to even begin - except there will never be another Brad. As I read other's memories - I have to smile as I saw many of the same qualities in him.
Brad hired me in 2002 to at AIG. I was young and new to the workforce.We worked many long days together and he was always patient with me - I probably wasn't the best at accounting but he was always patient with me and tried to help me any way he could. I quickly learned - if you ask Brad what time it was - not only would you know the time, but also how to build the watch. While Brad taught me a lot about accounting while I worked for him, he taught me way more about compassion, empathy and not to take everything so serious. I hope as I continue in my career, I can pay just a little of that forward.
Brad always spoke warmly of his family. He truly loved Bridget and talking about her and her future.
His jokes and sayings live on at AIG will and help bring smiles to those who knew him and those who have heard the stories.There's a lot going on in the world right now - but when this is all over - I think a lunch at Chuy's is due in your honor Brad (quality and quality :)). You were a blessing to all of us and it will not be the same without you.
Love always - Melissa

Mark Freeman

March 26, 2020

I met Brad in the fall of 1980 when he was hired at Camco. I could tell right away Brad was a decent fellow and would be a good guy to work with.

Brad had just left Detroit where he had worked at Ford Motor Company. He had bought a house in Canton Michigan but the Detroit area economy was in the doldrums and he couldn't sell his house. With no job, no friends yet in Houston, a mortgage payment and a worn out sedan, he left Detroit and came to Houston. Unlike many people, Brad did not walk away from his mortgage. He paid the monthly payment for maybe 2 years until he finally sold the Canton house.

While he was selling his house, he was driving this old Ford sedan I think his father had sold him (probably for $1 LOL). I drove up behind him one morning in the parking lot and when he opened his car door, the bottom plate of the car door just fell on the ground. ...and broke into 2 rusty pieces. He kept driving that car until the Canton house was sold and he could save up enough money to make the down payment on a new Toyota. Brad was honest.

In his interactions with other people in restaurants, with vendors or in the workplace, Brad was patient and polite. Brad was well liked.

On a lighter note, Brad and I took the Becker CPA review class together in the fall of 1980. We would leave work and drive to a chicken franchise for dinner before the 3 hour ordeal of class. The restaurant sold these tasty yeast rolls. Brad would buy a dozen and eat all of them along with 2 packets of honey for each roll. Brad had a sweet tooth.

I saw Brad work countless 14 or 15 hour days and sometimes all night if he had to. No whining. No complaining. Just results. Brad was a hard worker.

I left Houston in 1991 but Brad and I got together regularly over the years. He spoke fondly about Suzanne, Heather and Bridget and the special place they had in his life. Brad was steadfast.

Our loss is Heaven's gain.




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Loved just relaxing in backyard


A beautiful and thoughtful gift to the family from Brad’s AIG Family