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Remembering Jacquelyn Taylor

Posted Wednesday, Oct 23
Southern Calls, Vol. 23, March 2019

In a career that came full-circle, the enduring and steadfast funeral service advocate was excited about the opportunity to continue her life’s work.

But on August 10, 2018 Jacquelyn Taylor was diagnosed with breast cancer and on September 4, 2019 the cancer returned with a vengeance spreading to her liver, bones and throughout her body. Funeral director, embalmer, teacher, scholar, and thinking coach perfectly describes this remarkable pioneer in the death care profession. Jacquie always felt called to serve her fellow man. In her many roles within the profession, her roles always aligned with the reason she chose funeral service as her career and life work. She yearned to do something different that made a difference.

Nevertheless, she persisted and did.

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