Daniel J. Taylor

Taylor, Daniel J. ALBANY Daniel J. Taylor, 56, passed away at his residence on Tuesday, December 17, 2013. Born in Albany, he is the son of James and Alice Taylor. Daniel came from three generations of Albany traffic police officers. He was a 20-year veteran of the Albany Police Department, before retiring in 2000. He proudly served on the motorcycle unit of the traffic safety division alongside his brother Jeff for many years. Daniel loved to spend time outdoors hunting and fishing, but his true passion was music. He was an accomplished guitar player, and loved to play Jimi Hendrix songs on his guitar. Daniel is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, Wendy, and their children, Aaron Taylor and Danielle (Robert) Keyser. He is also survived by his sister, Deborah (William) Rougier, and brother, James Jeffrey (Kathy) Taylor. In addition, Daniel is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends. A memorial service for Daniel will be held Saturday, December 21 at 6 p.m. at Newcomer Cannon Funeral Home, 343 New Karner Road. Calling hours will precede the service from 3 to 6 p.m. To leave a special message for the family online, please visit NewcomerAlbany.com.

Funeral Home

New Comer Funerals and Cremations
343 New Karner Rd Colonie, NY 12205
(518) 456-4442

Published in Albany Times Union on Dec. 21, 2013