Fred no longer needs to worry about stoking the wood stove. Good thing he showed us how to do it properly as we will have to take care of this ourselves from now on.

At 2:15 a.m. on Sunday, September 25, 2012, Fred Taylor passed away in the presence of family at the age of 101 years, 3 months and 2 days. He is survived by the joy of his life and spouse, Joyce. He was predeceased by his first wife, Anne. Fred also leaves behind the Yukon Taylors: son Frank (wife Bonnie); grandson Todd; granddaughter Tami with great grandson Bradley; and grandson Troy (wife Elaine) with great grandson Will; the Bowen Taylors: son Jim (wife Judy) with granddaughter Denetiah; the Vernon Taylors: son Lars (wife Arlana) with grand-dog Kosmo. We will all catch up to you further along the trail Dad.

Whether you knew Fred through mining, farming, skiing or walking on East Hill, his intelligence, perseverance and sense of humor will likely have left a mark on you. There is no tragedy here, only the deep feeling of sadness which comes when something good is lost from our world.

If you would like to join us in remembering a life well lived, a memorial service will be held at the Pleasant Valley Funeral Home on Friday, October 5th, 2012 beginning at 2:00 p.m. and running long enough to tell a story or two. If you feel a need to do something more… go fill out an organ donor registration card. Fred would approve of that.

Arrangements have been entrusted to:


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