Mark Michael Boyce, age 58 of Grand Rapids, passed away Friday, May 3, 2013, after a courageous battle with a rare blood disease known as HLH. He was preceded in death by his father, Clifford Boyce. He is survived by his children Whitney (fiancé Joe Ostrowski) Boyce, Brian Boyce; mother, Rita Boyce; brothers, Dr. Rick (Iris) Boyce, Steve Boyce, Rob (Marlis) Boyce; sisters, Nancy (Larry) Wilson, Laurie (Dan) Boy; significant other, Susan Draper; also many nieces and nephews. Mark was a member of St. Thomas The Apostle Church, several area Referee Associations, and the Grand Rapids Yacht Club. Mark’s zest for life will be greatly missed by his family and friends. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday 10:30 a.m. at St. Thomas The Apostle, 1449 Wilcox Park Drive S.E., Grand Rapids. Rev. James A. Chelich presiding. Visitation will be Wednesday 2-4:00 and 6-8:00 p.m. at O’Brien-Eggebeen-Gerst Chapel, 3980 Cascade Road, Grand Rapids. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.