Photo courtesy of Koch Funeral Home - State College

John E. Baylor

Sep 16, 1922 - May 5, 2013

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John truly is a wonderful gentleman; always smiling, upbeat and helpful. Always welcoming and warm. John's accomplishments are many, resulting in lots of entertaining stories. What a legacy! He will be truly missed. We lost one of the great ones! Henrietta, my heart goes out to you; you are a wonderful pair! My deep condolance to you and your family.
Denise De Hart

My thoughts and prayers are with your family. John always made everyone feel so welcome with his warm smile and enthusiasm for life. I knew John through Penn State Extension and know he will be sorely missed by all who knew him.

John always had a smile on and was always overflowing with enthusiasm that was absolutely contagious. His dedication to causes that he was passionate about was a model for all of us to follow. The impact he had on AFGC is truly remarkable. It shows just how much one person can do. John, you will be missed! Chad Hale, current AFGC President.

His everlasting smile will always be remembered .

My sincerest thoughts and prayers go out to Johns family in this time of sorrow.
John always had a smile and a warm handshake for me and his other close
friends.He will be sorely missed by
all that knew him.
May god be with you,Henrietta and all your family. With Kindest Personal regards. Fred Hughes

Dr Baylor's infectious enthusiasm was a huge inspiration to so many Penn State faculty and staff.You just couldn't be around him or work with him without becoming excited about the importance of forage and grasslands to our state, country and world! He will never be replaced.
Sympathy and prayers to the Baylor Family.

John impressed me the first time we were introduced at the 1964 Crownvetch Symposium - almost 50 years ago. All the glowing adjectives used in these testimonies to John's character and personality were true then and throughout his life. Everyone that knew John was a better person because of it. He was an "infectious" person in every positive way. May you rest in peace, Dr. Baylor.

John was a great inspiration to me, always ready with a smile and a helpful suggestion. As an avid Lady Lions fan John would invite us to come see his "girls" play even asking us to join him on the rare occasions they played UConn. The World has lost a true Gentleman. Charles Hart

He was an inspiration and great help to me in my time in the Agronomy Department at PSU. His knowledge and enthusiasm will be missed. Bill Stringer, Clemson University


John's Obituary

John E. Baylor, 90, of State College, passed away Sunday, May 5, 2013 at Mt. Nittany Medical Center of congestive heart failure. Born September 16, 1922 in Belvidere, NJ, he was the son of Benjamin M and Minnie Baylor. He earned his B.S. degree in Farm Crops from Rutgers University in 1947 (class...

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