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Entrepreneur, raconteur Alice Boykin dies
Alice Boykin waves to the crowd during a Boykin Christmas Parade. Boykin created and founded the wildly popular and eclectic holiday event.
Friends remember Alice Boykin as a multi-faceted individual who knew how to get things done but more importantly, knew how to enjoy life. Alice Waite Shoolbred Boykin, widow of Lemuel Whitaker Boykin II, died Saturday at the age of 88. She leaves an impressive legacy as a business leader, preservationist, advocate for agriculture and creative visionary.