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Obituary: Margaret T. Taylor

Mrs. Taylor

Mrs. Taylor

Peggy enjoyed many activities in Prescott, including volunteering at Yavapai Regional Medical Center and with Howard co-chairing the committee to raise funds for the Pendleton Center during a recent capitol campaign. She was proud to be a member of P.E.O. Chapter Y and Trinity Presbyterian Church.

Margaret T. "Peggy" Taylor passed peacefully on Saturday, March 5, 2011, at the Good Samaritan Marley Hospice House in Prescott. Born on Aug. 26, 1923, in Bradford, Pa., Peggy was the daughter of Gladys Windsor Campbell and Reid Campbell. She was later adopted by her mother's second husband, Edward Torgler.

Peggy was predeceased by her husband, Howard Urban Taylor, and her son, George Edward Taylor. She is survived by her sister, Connie Rosequist (Bob); her children, Margot Windsor Wilcox (Timothy), Diana Taylor Kulfan (Stan) and William F. Taylor, M.D. (Mary); grandchildren Douglas, Taylor, Rachel, Christina, Michael, Benjamin and Caleb; great-granddaughter Brigit; dear friend and caregiver Betsy Chaney; and many great friends.

Peggy graduated from Oberlin College with a degree in violin and music. She served in the U.S. Navy - Waves in WWII and was stationed in Washington, D.C. She married Howard on April 4, 1947. They lived in Alfred, N.Y., Milwaukee, Wis., and Glendale, Calif., moving to Prescott in 1986 to begin many years of happy "retirement."

Trains - Dolls - Friends.

A memorial service will be 4:30 p.m. Sunday, March 13, 2011, at Las Fuentes Resort Village in the Social Room. All who knew her are welcome. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Peggy's memory may be made to the Good Samaritan Society Prescott Hospice, Compassionate Care Fund, 1065 Ruth St., Prescott, AZ 86301, or YRMC Foundation, 1003 Willow Creek Road, Prescott, AZ 86301.

Please visit www.heritagefuneralchapels.com to sign Peggy's online register book.

Family service by the Heritage Memory Mortuary, Prescott.

Information provided by survivors.

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