Ian Nicholas Taylor, beloved son of Nick and Peg Taylor, passed away in Ottawa after a short illness on Tuesday, September 28, 2004 at the age of 47 years.
Ian lived in Calgary for thirty years. He was educated at Bishop Carroll Senior High School and at the University of Calgary. In the 1980’s and 1990’s he worked for non-governmental foreign-aid agencies in Sri Lanka, Nepal, the Philippines, Chad, and Sudan. For the last ten years he worked with the First Nations and MÚtis Groups of Canada. Ian enjoyed climbing and sailing; he also had a passion for reading and studies.
He is survived by two sons, Zin of Guelph, ON and Christopher of Montreal, QC; his parents Nick and Peg Taylor; seven sisters and a brother; Sarah, Susan, Alison, Sheila, Cayt, Jennifer, Patrice, and Terrance; and by numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Thomas More Catholic Church (15 Templebow Road N.E.) on Thursday, October 7, 2004 at 3:00 p.m. with the Rev. Robert M. Kasun CSB, Presider. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 3Y6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca.
In living memory of Ian Taylor, a tree will be planted at Nose Creek Valley by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside Memorial Chapel, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E., CALGARY, TELEPHONE: (403) 248-8585.Print This Obituary & Condolences