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Roy H. DeBoer

Roy H. DeBoer (80) died on March 17, 2014.

He began his 50+ year teaching career in 1955 at Rutgers University as a professor, department head (25 years), and founder of the Landscape Architecture Program. In the 1960's, he was the director of Rutgers Gardens, and in the 1970s he established the nationally-accredited LA Program at Rutgers. He continued his involvement in the program through his retirement years.

He was a driving force behind the profession's recognition and state licensure by the State of NJ, and was presented with Licence #.00001. In February, he was honored for his lifetime achievements by the American Society of Landscape Architects and was also honored in September by Rutgers Gardens for Lifetime Service.

Brunswick Memorial Home
454 Cranbury Road
East Brunswick, N.J.08816
Friday, March 21, 2-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m.

Trinity Presbyterian
367 Cranbury Rd.
East Brunswick, N.J.
Saturday, March 22, 10 a.m.

A celebration of life will be held in May 2014 at Rutgers Gardens.

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