SUMMERFIELD, FLA. - Wayne Forrest Taylor, born April 10, 1937 in Newport News, Va., passed away Dec. 31, 2011 in Summerfield, Fla.
He is survived by his loving wife Linda; his sons, David, Garland, and Chaz; and his grandchildren, Jonathan, Jessica and Aimeri.
His family moved to Florida in 1963, where he began his teaching career at Coral Park Senior High. The highlight of his career was his job as Athletic Director and Business Manager at Miami Palmetto Senior High School. He was very involved with the Special Olympics in Miami-Dade County. He was on the Board of Directors with the NIAAA and co-founder of the FIAAA. After retirement, he continued to serve on the National High School Athletic Committee until his passing.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in his name to the Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, located in Tampa, Fla.
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