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Allan James Taylor

TAYLOR, Allan James - April 8, 1939 - November 21, 2018 Allan passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 surrounded by family, after a long struggle with brain cancer. Loving husband and best friend to Dorothy (Latreille). Cherished father of Debbie (Patrick O’Brien), Darin (Magali) and Tim (Lori MacPherson). Proud papa to grandchildren Mackenzie and Keegan O’Brien, Emily Taylor, Allen Taylor, Kayla Sims and Danielle Atkins-Byard, greatpapa to James and Elijah. Survived by loving brother Bruce (Beryl), special cousin Bert (Judy), sisters-in-law Lynn Latreille and Marlene Taylor. Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, relatives and wonderful friends. Predeceased by his parents Marie (Burrill) and James Taylor, brothers Leslie, Keith and Freddie. Allan was a dedicated teacher and mentor for 33 years. He was an active member of the Sudbury Kiwanis Club, an avid reader, skilled carpenter and optimistic Toronto Blue Jay fan. A kinder, more gentle man there never was. You will live in our hearts forever. Visitation will be held at Wesley United Church, 6 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, on Monday, December 17, 2018 at noon to 1:45 pm. Service at the church to follow at 2 pm. Dorothy and family would like to thank Nurse Practitioner Krysta Cameron and the Paramed Palliative Care Nurses, for walking with them through this difficult journey. Donations to Wesley United Church or the Cambridge Self Help Food Bank would be appreciated.13314986
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Posted by Jane Keown (old friend) On Monday, December 10, 2018
Dear Dorothy and family,sorry to hear about Allan.My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Remembering Allan
Posted by Claudette & Gerry Huneault (Friends) On Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Thinking of you in this time of grief, we want to offer our deepest condolences to you Dorothy and to your family. We will always have fond memories of Allan.

Claudette & Gerry

Posted by Wes Bobbie Barrie On (Co-worker of Dorothy) On Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Dear Dorothy, I am saddened to hear of Allan’s passing. May the love and support of family comfort you at this difficult time.


Remembering Allan
Posted by Shirley White and family (friend) On Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Dear Dorothy and family,

My deepest sympathy for your loss of Allan. He was a lovely gentleman. My children, who were his students at Lockerby school always spoke very highly of Allan. Thinking of you at this time.

Shirley and family

Posted by Erwin Thompson (friend) On Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Dorothy & family My deepest condolences. Al was a kind and very community active person who helped so many people. His smile and nature welcomed so many not only to his church but his home. It was my privilege to know the both of you.

With many thoughts and prayers from Manitoulin Erwin

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