John M. Boyle, age 52, of Elgin, passed away August 15, 2020 at Advocate Sherman Hospital.  John was born March 25, 1968 in Chicago to Walter and Adele Boyle (nee McLane).

Loved ones will remember John as a gentle soul with a kindness in his heart that so few possess

John loved summer and basking in the sun, the ocean, camping, and cooking.  He had recently taken up jigsaw puzzles as a way to pass the time and occupy his mind.

John was preceded in death by his parents Walter and Adele, and his siblings, Jeannie Babikan and Christopher Boyle.

John is survived by his partner of 16 years, Andrea Paul; his son Michael Boyle step-daughters, Mia Sowers and Mareena (Alex Barajas) Sowers; and siblings Mark Boyle, Matt (Sheila) Boyle, and Beth Ann Boyle-Gilbert.

Visitation will be 1:00p.m. until time of Funeral Service at 4:00p.m. Saturday, September 5, 2020 at Symonds-Madison Funeral Home, 305 Park St., Elgin IL 60120, Rev. Michael Murschel of The Driftwood Center for Spiritual Health and Grief Support officiating.

Mourners are encouraged to review the funeral home COVID-19 public health policies ahead of time. Facemasks are required to enter the facility.

To access the visitation and service remotely, loved ones are encouraged to log on safe from home via (Meeting ID: 949 2022 2506, Password: 855143).

Interment will be private.

For more information call 847-741-1128 or visit

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