Quentin Lyle

Obituary of Quentin E. Lyle

Dr. Quentin E. (Bud) Lyle Bud died peacefully at home on October 7th, 2015, after a valiant struggle with cancer. He was born in Nyack, New York in 1932 to the late Quentin E. Lyle and Dorothy Wilson Lyle. He is survived by Barbara, his wife of 58 years; his two children, Jeff Lyle, his wife, Jennifer of Del Mar, CA, and Susan Lyle, her husband, Pete Healey, of Titusville, NJ; his cherished grandchildren, Jilly, Katie, Charlotte and Lyle; his brother Bob Lyle, his wife, Hilary Evans of Somers, NY. He graduated from Haverstraw High School (NY), Hamilton College, the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Surgery and Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery, with a specialty in orthodontics. He also served in the U.S. Navy as a Dental Officer assigned to a Marine Recon Battalion at Camp Lejeune, N.C. Bud loved being an Orthodontist. He practiced in Princeton for 36 years and was very active in the professional world of orthodontics. He became President of the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontists, was a member of the American Board of Orthodontics, the American Association of Orthodontics and received the Distinguished Service Award from the Orthodontic Alumni Society of Columbia University. At home in Princeton, he was a member of The Old Guard of Princeton, The Nassau Club and Springdale Golf Club. He served on the Boards of the Bedens Brook Club, the Nassau Club and the Princeton YMCA and received the Frances G. Clark Award from the Princeton Family YMCA. Bud was passionate about sports, a trait he enthusiastically passed on to his children and grandchildren. He was a coach for the Princeton Pee Wee ice hockey program and later was part of a group of fathers that started the girls' varsity ice hockey program at Stuart Country Day School, where he coached the team for six years. In retirement, Bud could always be found working in his garden, golfing, playing tennis or cheering on his grandchildren at their many and varied activities. Friends are invited to join the family for a celebration of Bud's life at the Springdale Golf Club in Princeton at 4:30 on Friday, October 16th. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate contributions in Bud's memory to Princeton Hospice, 88 Princeton Hightstown Rd, Princeton Junction, 08550; SAVE, 900 Herrontown Rd, Princeton 08540; or to the charity of your choice. Arrangements are under the direction of the Mather-Hodge Funeral Home, Princeton. (Do not delete this line. It does not print. Text that is to appear on web must be entered after this line)«
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