Edgar and Eileen were travelling back home after visiting people in Alberta, and Eileen was sleeping in the car. It appears that the car veered over the center line and the front bumper caught the back corner of the semi. Eileen was not hurt at all, but Edgar died on the scene due to his injuries.
Edgar Allan Boyle, 50 of Preeceville died on November 6, 2001 in Hanna, AB in a car accident. He was born November 19, 1950 in Preeceville. He attended Lintlaw and Preeceville schools, University of Sask. and Sask. Technical Institute. He married Eileen Topola on July 4, 1975 at the Greek Orthodox Church in Assiniboia. He worked in the Thompson mines, as a farm labourer and assisted his father at Preeceville Radio and TV. Following his father’s death, he and his brother, Howard continued the business. After graduating from Western College of Remedial Massage in Regina, he operated a massage therapy clinic. He was an active member of the Sask. Roughriders football organization and a member of the Roughrider Snowmobile Assoc., Preeceville curling club, Lions club, slo-pitch, hardball and a minor league baseball coach. Predeceased by his parents, Arza and Mary Boyle, and a twin brother at birth; he is survived by his wife Eileen; three sons, Bryce, Darby and Ryley; five brothers, Jim, Dan, Russ, Howard and Ron; eight sisters, Lill, Shirley, Corinne, Judy, Sandra, Anita, Sharon and Barb.