In Memory of Earl "Bud" Roy

Earl "Bud" Roy was a native Detroiter and life-long hockey player who passed away on October 29, 2019, still playing hockey at the age of 85.  All three of his sons were introduced to organized Hockey through the Detroit Police Athletic League and skated regularly at Jack Adams Ice Arena.  In the picture above, Earl is seen at left coaching his sons' PAL hockey team at the outdoor O'Shea Ice Rink in the early 1970s.  This donation campaign was started by his sons Robert, Matthew, and James so that his legacy might continue the tradition of bringing youth hockey to the city of Detroit. We are raising money to benefit Detroit Ice Dreams Hockey Association, and any donation will help make an impact. Thanks in advance for your contribution to this cause that means so much to our family and Earl "Bud" Roy's legacy.

For more information about Detroit Ice Dreams you can visit this website

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  • David Darr 
    • $50 
    • 1 mo
  • Marion van Luenen 
    • $30 
    • 2 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 2 mos
  • Peter Larson 
    • $50 
    • 2 mos
  • Virginia Weingate 
    • $50 
    • 2 mos
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Matt Roy 
Detroit, MI
Detroit Ice Dreams Hockey Association 
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