Richard Dale Taylor born February 14, 1952 in Port Alberni, B.C passed away peacefully March 23, 2012 after his courageous 8 month battle with brain cancer, his beloved wife Olivia at his side.
He is predeceased by his mother Hazel and his father Earl. Richard is survived by his wife Olivia, stepson Adam (Tara) Swanson, his 4 children Richard, Tonya, Micheal (Elexis) and Megan along with 9 grandchildren, his brothers Brent (Chris) Purdy, Ron (Sandy) Taylor, 2 nieces and 3 nephews. We were all blessed to have had him in our lives, husband, father, grandfather, brother, friend and mentor. He was a great kind and wonderful man and will be sadly missed. His smile will always remain in our hearts.
A visitation will be held on Saturday, March 31, 2012 from 9:00 – 11:30 at Fischer’s Funeral Services where a memorial service and celebration of life will follow at 1 pm.
Special thanks to the many doctors that took part in his care and heartfelt thanks to many of the women at Shuswap Community Care Services for all their dedication and support through the hard times.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Box 3451, Salmon Arm, BC, V1E 4S2.
Arrangements entrusted to FISCHER’S FUNERAL SERVICES & CREMATORIUM LTD., Salmon Arm, (250) 833-1129. EMAIL condolences and share memories at www.fischersfuneralservices.com.