Gary Norman TAYLOR
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TAYLOR, Gary Norman Gary Norman Taylor was born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada and he passed away suddenly on February 22nd 2014, at the age of 64. He loved living in Kailua-Kona for the past 17 years and is survived by his wife Rosemary, son Craig (Stacey), daughters Alli (Scott) and Alexis (Wilco), mother Lorna, sister Noreen (Tom), four grandchildren Victoria, Evan, Lucas, and Julia, and nieces Tanya and Tina. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father and son and by many for his accomplishments as a Marine Engineer, and Big Island employee of HELCO and Cyanotech. He was an avid fisherman and hunter, and began to love the game of golf later in life. He enjoyed all the communities in which he lived but he especially loved Kona and when he was not working on his backyard he was making plans to go out fishing as Captain of the Sugar Hook. No formal service will be held. His ashes will be scattered at Sea as this was his wish and the place that he loved the most. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.



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Published in The Times Colonist from Mar. 1 to Mar. 3, 2014.
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February 21, 2015
Gary was the Chief Engineer on the MV Terry Fox when we first met in 1990. We sailed together in the Arctic Ocean and enjoyed many laughs in Victoria & Port Renfrew too. My sincerest condolences to Rosemary & family. Gary was a very enjoyable man & will be fondly remembered.
Haydn George
March 7, 2014
Saddened to hear of Gary's passing. Have many good memories working with him in Hay River. He was a solid guy who knew his stuff and never left you hanging.
Wyatt Rathwell
March 5, 2014
Dear Lorna, Noreen and family,
So sad to hear of Gary's passing. Growing up in James Bay and spending a lot of time with your family brings back a many great memories. The functions at James Bay Anglers, the many years of fishing derby's and the socials after will be with me forever. Hope you and your Dad catch the BIG ONE! Aloha Gary
Jackie & Stan Thame
March 3, 2014
Mrs.Taylor, Noreen and family.
Shocked and so saddened to hear of Gary's passing. So many good memories of our James Bay years.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time, and to Gary's Hawaii family as well.
Peggie Porter Todd
Donna Caldwell Foort
March 3, 2014
Sorry to hear this news my condolences
to his family
Brian Hunter
March 2, 2014
Thought for a moment that I must tell my Mom but she passed away on Dec. 13th at 94 1/2. If my Mom (Phyllis Kerkin Meyer) could she would want to express her sympathies to you and your family, Lorna. Granny Kerkin often told us about her neighbours on Ladysmith St.
Sincerely, Leona Meyer
March 2, 2014
To Lorna, Noreen & Family

Gary and & grew up together in James Bay. Playing at McDonald Park, lumberpile tag, and fishing at the "Red Wheel". He will be sadly missed.

Dave & Sylvia Thame
March 1, 2014
Gary and Rosemary,are and will always be an intricate part of our lives.Gary will live on, and the heart will go on !
Colin and Thelma Cumberbatch
March 1, 2014
Our thoughts are with you Lorna and the family.,
I remember our Granny Kerkin knitting a sweater for Gary when he was born and leaving it on the porch on Ladysmith St. As nobody was home at the time,,,
Ron&Marg Minnis
March 1, 2014
We are saddened to read the passing of Gary. Gary and I grew up in the Bay, where we had a lot of great times as kids. Our condalenses to the family. A lot of good memories. Fish on Gary and Norm.
Doug & Sandy Andrews
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