TAYLOR, Rodger Maxwell - 81, 62 Biggs Drive, East
Amherst, died in the VG Site, QEII, September 6, 1999.
Born in Amherst, he was a son of the late Ira and Lulu Taylor.
He graduated Magna Cum Lauda from Mount Allison
University in 1937 with a bachelor of arts degree in
mathematics. He joined the Bank of Nova Scotia in 1937
in Amherst, working his way through the ranks to executive
assistant to the chairman of the board, retiring in Toronto in
1980. He had also spent several years in Havana and Jamaica.
After retiring from the bank he worked as a financial consultant
for John Bragg of Oxford Frozen Foods for over 15 years.
He was a volunteer for the United Way and served as director
of the Cumberland Industrial Commission among other charities.
He was a former member of the Amherst Curling Club and a
member of the Amherst Golf Club, where he had been club
champion in his youth and had been very proud of his six
holes in one. Surviving are his wife, the former Gertrude
"Trudy" Carkner; sisters, Georgeen Taylor, Amherst;
Audrey Miles, Winnipeg; several nieces and nephews.
No visitation by request. Memorial service 2 p.m. Saturday
in the Cumberland Memorial Chapel, Amherst, Rev. Allan Griffin
officiating. Reception to follow in the chapel reception room.
Donations can be made at Furlong's Funeral Home, Amherst,
for any charity.
The Halifax Herald Limited - Wednesday, September 8, 1999