boyd littell

Friends and family launch fundraiser, will celebrate Boyd Littell’s life Sunday

Avatar by on November 3rd, 2017 at 12:34 pm

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Boyd Littell in January 2016.
(Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland)

An outpouring of heartfelt remembrances and grief have followed the untimely death of Boyd Littell (he was known as “Gee” by his family). Now his family and friends have come together to raise money for a funeral and burial in his hometown of Norman, Oklahoma.

Littell is the 40-year-old musician and professional courier who died early Tuesday morning. Police found him in Colonel Summers Park lying next to his bike with a wound on his head. The cause of his crash remains unknown.

According to a story in the Norman Transcript, Boyd moved to Portland in 2014. His passion was music and the hip-hop band he played drums in, ADDverse Affects, was on a skyward trajectory. After “taking Norman by storm,” Boyd and band co-founder Josh Azzam came to Portland to seek new musical horizons.

In the past few days I’ve heard from Josh and other people who were close to Boyd.
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Police say Portlander Boyd Littell fell from his bike, then died in Colonel Summers Park

Avatar by on November 1st, 2017 at 2:00 pm

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Boyd Littell in 2016.
(Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland)

A man who was well-known among many in Portland for his cycling and musical prowess has died.

40-year-old Boyd Littell was found early Tuesday morning in Colonel Summers Park. The police confirmed his identity a few minutes ago and said he likely died after falling from his bicycle.
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Bikes at Work: Boyd Littell’s Franken-Klein for speedy deliveries

Avatar by on January 12th, 2016 at 1:07 pm

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Boyd Littell’s work bike.
(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland)

I’m always on the lookout for interesting bikes and the interesting people who ride them.

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