Resolution J2673-2013

Mourning the death of Charles G. Taylor, distinguished citizen and devoted member of his community

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  • Jun 22, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jun 22, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jun 20, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION mourning the death of Charles G. Taylor, distin-
guished citizen and devoted member of his community

WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body  to  pay  tribute  to
citizens  of  the  State  of  New York whose lifework and civic endeavor
served to enhance the quality of life in their communities and the great
State of New York; and
  WHEREAS, Charles G. Taylor, of Batavia, New York died on Tuesday, June
4, 2013, at the age of 88; and
  WHEREAS, Born on December 5, 1924, in Buffalo, New York,  son  of  the
late  Charles H. and Dorothea K. (Beck) Taylor, Charles G. Taylor gradu-
ated from Amherst Central School in 1943; and
  WHEREAS, He served his country as a member of the United  States  Army
during  World  War  II,  and  received an Associates degree from General
Motors Institute of Technology; and
  WHEREAS, Charles G. Taylor distinguished himself in his profession and
by his sincere dedication and substantial contribution to the welfare of
his community; and
  WHEREAS, Charles G. Taylor was the owner of the  former  Taylor  Type-
writer & Business Equipment in Batavia, New York; and
  WHEREAS,  Charles G. Taylor's commitment to excellence, and his spirit
of humanity, carried over into all fields of enterprise, including char-
itable and civic endeavors; and
  WHEREAS, Since 1959, Charles G. Taylor was a  member  of  the  Batavia
First  Baptist Church, where he served as Chairman of the Board of Trus-
tees, Building Committee, Fireside Class, and American Baptist  Churches
of New York State Outdoor Ministries; and
  WHEREAS,  With a strong belief in his community, Charles G. Taylor was
also a longtime member and a past president of the Kiwanis Club of Bata-
via, YMCA Board of Directors, Camp Committee, and  served  on  the  City
Pool  Project;  furthermore, he was a former Assistant Scout Master with
Troop 7; and
  WHEREAS, Predeceased by his wife, Jean Ann (Bush) Taylor,  granddaugh-
ter,  Christina  Marie  Taylor, brother, Jack E. Taylor, and his sister,
Dorothy C. Taylor, Charles G. Taylor is survived by three sons, David C.
Taylor, Jack E. (Deborah) Taylor, and James L.  (Tracey)  Taylor;  three
grandchildren,  Stephanie Lee (Adam Miller) Taylor, Nathaniel Taylor and
Sean Taylor; and two sisters-in-law, Bonnie L. Bush and JoAnn  Bush;  as
well as several nieces, nephews and cousins; and
  WHEREAS,  Armed  with  a  humanistic spirit and imbued with a sense of
compassion, Charles G. Taylor leaves behind a  legacy  which  will  long
endure the passage of time and will remain as a comforting memory to all
he served and befriended; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
mourn the death of Charles G. Taylor, distinguished citizen and  devoted
member of his community; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to the family of Charles G. Taylor.

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