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Matthew Deryl Taylor


1934 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Matthew Deryl Taylor Obituary
Matthew Deryl Taylor
April 30, 1934 - Oct. 22, 2017
Santa Cruz County
This loving father is survived by his daughters, Kim Chase (Tom), Tammy Carrera (John), Ashley Taylor (Travis), his Sons, Jeff Taylor, Eric Taylor, and his dear friend and wife, Cathy Taylor. Matt is survived by 4 grandchildren, Forrest Lockwood, Tyler Iniquez, Jordin Iniquez, and Ava Carrera. Matt Taylor was born Deryl Leroy Taylor in Sacramento Ca. After being raised in the Sacramento/Sutter Creek area and Berkeley, he moved to the Santa Cruz Bay Area in early 1962, where he became known throughout the surfing community. Matt was a feather weight boxer, and held an undefeated Golden Gloves Title. He was also known as an avid body builder here in Santa Cruz from the early 1960's - late 2000. He was a strong supporting member of the Electrical Workers Union IBEW Local #332 in San Jose for over 40 years. He is greatly loved, and will be tremendously missed. The family has decided to do a private memorial.


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Published in Santa Cruz Sentinel on Nov. 5, 2017
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