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Fidelity Exec Dies in Kayak Accident

Greer directed Legacy Paddlesports

Boyce Greer, an executive at Fidelity Investments and a director at Legacy Paddlesports, died Sunday in a kayaking accident on the Payette River in Idaho. Greer, 55, became trapped in a section of rapids known as Jacob's Ladder on the Payette's North Fork around noon on Sunday. The Valley County Sherrif's office is still investigating the exact cause of death. Greer, who lived in Amherst, New Hampshire, managed Fidelity's institutional investments department in Boston and was an expert kayker. He also held a doctorate in public policy from Harvard University. He was an early investor in kayak company Liquidlogic, which merged with North Carolina-based Legacy Paddlesports in 2006, where Greer remained a director. Greer reportedly paddled the same section of the Payette twice within a week of the accident.


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