hgazette.com, Haverhill, MA

December 27, 2012

Boynton Grover, 92

Haverhill — Boynton Arnold Grover,"Mike" died November 8th of a heart attack at the age of 92. Formerly of Haverhill, but for many years a resident of Citrus Park, Bonita Springs, Fla., where he leaves many loved friends.

His wife, Barbara, passed away four years ago. He is missed by his three daughters, Marcia Chase, Susan O'Neil, and Rae McCarthy, and many grandchildren. Born May 6,1920 in Islip, N.Y..

His accomplishments are many but won't give you a true sense of the man. They are Eagle Scout, graduate of New York Veterinarian College, Cornell University in 1943, captain in Alpha Psi Fraternity,served with the Veterinary Corps during World War II. In Haverhill, where he set up practice as a veterinarian after the war he was a member of the Chamber of Commerce, Pentucket Club, Elmore Associates, American Veterinary Medical Association, Pentucket Physicians Assoc ,Saggahew Lodge of Haverhill,Chairman of Whittier District Boy Scouts, Fortnightly Club, President of Haverhill Rotary Club. While in Bonita Springs he was a member of the Tropical Fruit Club. His hobbies in retirement were grafting trees, growing several varieties of fruit, organic gardening, photography, bird watching, reading, and fly fishing. He enjoyed gathering friends to watch the night sky for satellites whose direction and flight he had researched. He will be truly missed by all who knew him.