Daniel J. "Dan" Taylor J. "Dan" Taylor

AGE: 84 Wilmington

Died peacefully January 13, 2016 surrounded by family in Christiana Hospital by effects caused by prostate cancer. Dan was born November 20, 1931 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Mary (Black) and Daniel J Taylor Sr. (deceased). He settled in Wilmington, Delaware after graduating from Lehigh University and serving two years in the Air Force. Dan had a gratifying 30 year career in the Du Pont Company, the latter half of which led to his Real Property Administration designation. Finally, he and his spouse spent several joyous years working as a team in residential real estate. Dan enjoyed getting involved in The Brandywine Rotary International and several other civic, fraternal, and professional organizations. Dan is survived by his spouse Kathleen Taylor (Tomson), his children Mary Jane Isaacs (David), Dana Shotwell (Ken), Mark Taylor, his stepchildren Brian Oliver, Chris Oliver (Nancy), Elizabeth Oliver, his sister Ruth Yeomans (Taylor), seven grandchildren, niece, nephew, and his beloved dog Sally. A Celebration of Life will be held at St Paul's United Methodist Church with a private family internment to follow at West Laurel Hill Cemetery arranged by Corleto Latina Funeral Home at a later date. Dan, known for passing out silver dollars, was a generous, benevolent man never afraid to lend a helping hand will truly be missed by family and friends near and far.

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