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JANET GRANT TABOR July 16, 1925 - January 2, 2016 Janet Grant Tabor a resident of Sun City Ca, passed away on January 2nd. 2016. She was a musical prodigy and played piano as well as violin since the age of two. She attended Henderson State University at the age of nine and the University of Arizona at age eleven. She performed at the Chicago World's Fair and her youth orchestra was asked to play for Theodore Roosevelt's birthday celebration. She also played for the KTHS radio station. She was written up in various newspapers for concert appearances and hailed a Child Prodigy. Janet met Wallace F. Tabor in an orchestra and married Jan. 29, 1944 in L.A., Ca. They raised 5 girls and 2 boys together, neither going back to their dreams of musical careers. Janet was 90 years old and continued playing beautiful music for all of us who loved to listen. She is survived by six of her children, Lynn Rowe, Julia Mumm, Kelly Hargett, Scott Tabor, Roberta Upchurch and Katy Trujillo. Her son Frank Tabor and her husband Wallace welcomed her with open arms. She has 13 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren. All whom will miss her smiling face.


Published in Press-Enterprise on Feb. 3, 2016
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