Eileen Bennett Doyle, 68, of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, passed away peacefully Thursday, June 11, 2022, at Hospice House South, Spokane, Washington, with family members by her side.
Daughter of Robert Hugh Doyle and Phyllis Cliver Doyle, Eileen was born on February 13, 1954 in Anderson, SC. She attended the College of San Mateo, San Mateo, CA, San Francisco State University, California State University, Los Angeles, and earned a Juris Doctor degree from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles.
Eileen has excelled in positions in business, administration, marketing and law. She was especially proud of her catering service, Eileen’s Cuisine. She has served many clients in the Coeur d’Alene area as well as two of the governors of Idaho. A multi-talented woman, Eileen loved painting, music, the beauty of the outdoors, and her friends and family.
Eileen is survived by her father, Robert Hugh Doyle (Nelle) of La Jolla, CA, her former husband Edmund Ian Grant (Kristi Rene) of Napa, CA, her sister, Paula Doyle Zeanah (Charles) of Nova Orleans, Louisiana. , her brothers Mark (Lenna) of La Jolla, California, Jon (Tammy) of San Diego, California, and Dan (Maria) of Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, her aunt Patricia Doyle Inman of Gainesville, Virginia, half-sister Vickie Eastman ( Jesse) and his half-brother Ross McConnell (Carol) of Oregon, Illinois, seven cousins, nine nieces and nephews, and four great-nieces and nephews.
Eileen was predeceased by her mother, Phyllis Ann Cliver Doyle, and stepmother, Beverly Ann Clark Doyle.
A private celebration of life will be hosted by the family. Donations can be made in Eileen’s name to Neuroscience, Palliative Care or Spiritual Care Services at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Washington, Hospice House South in Spokane, Washington, Heart Animal Shelter in Spokane, Washington. ‘Alene or at Kootenai Health Cancer Patient Support.