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Taylor, Nancy Patricia Elizabeth (née Nancy Patricia Elizabeth Wilson) (Died on 26 May 2012)
appeared in Oakville Beaver, 30 May 2012, p. 31


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TAYLOR, Nancy Patricia Elizabeth (née Wilson) Died peacefully at Yucalta Lodge nursing home in Campbell River, British Columbia after a lengthy illness on Saturday May 26, 2012. As a young graduate nurse she joined the staff of Toronto's Sick Children's Hospital forming friendships that lasted a lifetime. She remained in contact with this dedicated group throughout her life attending reunions when possible and even returned to nursing for a brief time after her children had grown and left home. Fate had her visiting friends in Montreal for a ski trip when she met her future husband Graham Taylor. They were married in 1949 and celebrated 44 years of marriage before she became a widow in 1993. During that time they raised 5 children, moving many times and living throughout Quebec and Ontario before settling in Oakville Ontario at their home 'Seldoon House' on The Esplanade. Arriving there with a new baby, number five; the children all remember Seldoon House as the family home perched on the shores of Lake Ontario where they grew up. Upon becoming a widow, Nan- Pat once again packed up and fulfilled a dream that she and Graham had had of retiring to Vancouver Island. Victoria was a new adventure and no one was better at promoting the Island's wonderful sights and attractions than Nana as she hosted her visiting children and grandchildren. In her late 70's, she could still hike at a faster pace than the rest of us as she showed us the wonder of places such as Botanical Beach, Ogden Point and Beacon Hill Park. Nan- Pat and Graham shared a belief in donating many of their personal hours to a great deal of community and church groups throughout their lives. They did this with a quiet dedication that resulted in making a true difference in many other lives that they touched both here in Canada and many other parts of the world. It is our belief that after being separated for the last 19 years that they are now once again together. The children: Kent (Jane), Tim (Joanne), Dean, Joanne, Su (Larry). The grandchildren: Lauren, Kendra, Trevor, Desiree, Michael, Vincent, Nick, Lian. Cremation service to be held in Campbell River BC at Island Funeral Services (email - islfuneral@shaw.ca) at 11:00 am Wednesday, May 30th. Memorial service to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetary (Toronto) on a date to be announced in the fall.


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Date of Publication:
30 May 2012
Date Of Event:
26 May 2012
Last Name(s):
Taylor
Wilson
Language of Item:
English
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  • Ontario, Canada
    fltLatitude: 43.4473682625124
    Latitude: 43.4473682625124 Longitude: -79.6665048808289
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Taylor, Nancy Patricia Elizabeth (née Nancy Patricia Elizabeth Wilson) (Died on 26 May 2012)