Edward was born in St. Paul, Minnesota to Edward and Freida Doyle.
He attended St. Rose of Lima and Nativity grade schools,
and graduated from Cretin High School in 1948.
He then enrolled at the University of Minnesota and earned a
Bachelor of Science degree in Business in 1953.
Edward joined the Minnesota Air National Guard, then the
Air Force Reserves and Air Force. He was a Supervisor Officer of a
Medical Evacuation Unit. He served twenty three years, earning
the rank of Major.
He worked in the medical equipment field, starting his own company. Edward later
was a consultant to entrepreneurs in business development in Orange County, California.
Ed was especially interested in medical and scientific technology and environmental issues.
Having a keen mind, a sense of humor, and a bit of Irish, he loved to talk and tell stories.
After a brief illness, he died peacefully surrounded by family.
He is survived by his six children, Stephen, Daniel, Jennifer, Andrew,
David, Melanie, and three grandsons, one great granddaughter, and several step-grandchildren.
The family would like to thank the League House of La Jolla, La Jolla Nursing and Rehab,
Scripps Hospice and Veteran's Hospital of La Jolla.