Jerry M Taylor

October 4, 1936May 9, 2022
Obituary of Jerry M Taylor
Jerry M. Taylor, age 85, of Portage, MI, passed away on May 9, 2022 at Bronson Methodist Hospital, surrounded by family. The son of James & Hazel (Cody) Taylor, he was born on October 4, 1936 in Brazil, IN. Jerry was a mountaineering instructor in the 1960s with the newly-founded National Outdoor Leadership School in Lander, Wyoming, and went on to work for the DuPage County Youth Home, retiring after 30 years. His hobbies included photography, backpacking, and cycling. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Carl, and his sister, Jean. Surviving is his son, Gavin (Fallon) Taylor and 3 grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made in honor of Jerry to the Alzheimer’s Association, To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Jerry online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit:

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