Rochester NY: Expired at home surrounded by family on February 4, 2016, after a heroic battle with cancer. A retiree of General Motors, Mr. Taylor served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War Era.
Survived by his wife of 44 years and best friend Susan. Children, Maria Koca (Ken), Amy Kelly (Don), Brian Taylor, Karen Taylor, Philip Taylor (Wynde). Grandchildren, Brandon Andrews, Alexis Taylor, Haley “Red” Moses, Grace Taylor, Lainey Taylor, Hayzee Chaney-Taylor, Temple Taylor. Sisters, Debra Mascara (Jim), Jody Purdy, Dianne Woodall (Al), Phyllis Coalts, Robin Pearson. Brothers, Roger Taylor (Kim), Norman Taylor, Donald Taylor. Long time friend Vaughn “Biff”Duell. Many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins. Predeceased by parents Barbara and Ward Taylor, sister Constance Bishop.
Special thanks to the staff at Athena Middle and the former Apollo Middle for their never-ending support and kindness during this difficult time, you are awesome. Thanks to Lifetime Care and Interlakes Cancer Center.
At his request there will be no service. A Celebration of Life is planned for later this year.