FSCT mourns loss of A. Clarke Boyce, Past-President.A. Clarke Boyce, a Past-President of the FSCT FSCT Federation of Societies for Coating Technology
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A native of London, Ontario, Mr. Boyce graduated from Western Ontario University with a B.S. Degree in Honors Chemistry. He began his career with Langmuir Paint Company (later became British Paints) after college and worked there until he joined Nacan Products Ltd. in 1962 as a technical service chemist in the Resins Division. Mr. Boyce would go on to become technical service manager of the division. In this capacity, he was responsible for all technical services and resin development for the Resins Division in Canada. He worked for Nacan until his retirement in 1991 and then remained with the company in a consultancy role for a number of years. A noted expert in latex latex, emulsion of a polymer (e.g., rubber) in water (see colloid). Natural latexes are produced by a number of plants, are usually white in color, and often contain, in addition to rubber, various gums, oils, and waxes. paint technology, Mr. Boyce presented research papers at various meetings and symposia sym·po·si·a
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An active member in coatings industry organizations, Mr. Boyce held various chairman positions for the Toronto Society and was its president from 1970-71. In his role as chairman of the Society's Educational Committee, he designed the curriculum for the Coatings Course at George Brown College George Brown College (GBC) is a public, fully-accredited college of applied arts and technology with three full campuses in downtown Toronto, Ontario. Like many other colleges in Ontario, GBC was founded in 1967 by the government of Ontario. . Mr. Boyce devoted much of his time to coatings education. He co-authored the "Coatings Technology" course book series used as a teaching text and reference source throughout the industry. Mr. Boyce's initial involvement with the FSCT was as the Toronto Society Representative on the FSCT Board of Directors. He served FSCT's Paint Research Institute (PRI PRI: see Institutional Revolutionary party.
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Mr. Boyce received the George Baugh Heckel Award, the Federation's highest honor, in 1991.
He is survived by his wife, Marjorie; sons Ken and Doug; and five grandchildren GRANDCHILDREN, domestic relations. The children of one's children. Sometimes these may claim bequests given in a will to children, though in general they can make no such claim. 6 Co. 16. .