|Birth: ||Jun. 6, 1947|
|Death: ||May 18, 2013|
Salt Lake County
"A teacher takes a hand, opens a mind and touches a heart." - Unknown.
Darlene Taylor, beloved daughter, sister, aunt, friend and teacher, passed away unexpectedly on May 18, 2013, preceding her mother in death by less than a week. Darlene was born in Logan, Utah, on June 6, 1947, the oldest daughter of Jaleen Savage and Arnold Taylor.
Her life's work was as a teacher, having taught and inspired nearly a thousand Kindergarten through ninth grade students in the Granite School District over 38 years. She graduated from Utah State University in elementary education. Active in various student groups, she was a member of AOPi Sorority. Darlene also loved painting, cross-stitch, reading, and attending musicals and plays.
She was the loving "mother" to her cat Soot and caring aunt to 9 nieces and nephews and 21 great nieces and nephews. The great nieces and nephews loved to feed the ducks whenever they came to visit. She will be greatly missed by family and friends.
Darlene is survived by her sister, Linda Stander (J.R.), and brother, Doug Taylor. She is preceded in death by her father, Arnold, and sister, Karen.
Funeral services for both Darlene and her mother will be Friday, May 31, at Allen Hall Mortuary, 34 E. Center Street, Logan, Utah. The viewing will be from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., memorial services will be at 1 p.m., followed by interment at Logan Cemetery. A memorial service will also be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on May 30 at the Barrington Park gazebo, 1300 W., 4200 South, Salt Lake City.
Condolences and memories may be shared online at www.allenmortuaries.net
Published in Logan Herald Journal on May 28, 2013
Arnold Taylor (1922 - 2009)
Jaleen Savage Taylor (1928 - 2013)
Darlene Taylor (1947 - 2013)
Karren Taylor (1951 - 1951)**
Logan City Cemetery
Created by: Bruce
Record added: May 28, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 111298441
Added: May. 28, 2013