Stephen Wallace Taylor
Stephen Wallace Taylor was born June 16, 1950 at Portland Adventist Hospital. Steve died on November 7. He fought cancer for 4 ½ months, although only recently positively identified. Steve was preceded in death by his parents Bill and Esther Taylor of Gresham, Oregon.
Steve is survived by his sister Marilyn Marjama/ her husband Marvin and their children Marcus/ his wife Sarah, Heather Wilbur/her husband Chris and great neice Katlin. Also brother Greg/wife Diane and step mom Kathie
Taylor who is such an integral part of the family.
Steve passed with Greg and Diane by his side in
Steve attended Glenfair and Wilkes Grade
Schools and his Freshman and Sophomore years at
Reynolds High School although he graduated from
Skyline High School in Salt Lake City, Utah due
to his Dad's work transfers. But he was "Always a
Lancer"!! He learned to snow ski during that period
at Alta and Park City ski resorts in Utah.He loved
outdoor activities! Camping, fishing, hiking and he
owned a tournament ski boat which he moored at
his floating home on the mighty Columbia. He also
enjoyed fishing with Walleye Willie of the Dalles,
OR. Thanks Willie!!
Steve graduated from San Jose City College with
his Associates Degree in Business Management
while making The Dean's list.He returned to
"East County" in the early 70's and soon entered
the Architectural Coatings Industry as a dealer
representative. He retired at 62 from Miller Paint
Company as their Dealer Rep for 21 years. He was
known for his caring and one who was "True to his
In retirement he made trips to Charlotte, NC
and Richmond, VA. To explore and attend Nascar
Races. He especially enjoyed Virginia due to excursions
to Washington DC, Colonial Williamsburg
and Virginia Beach!! Steve especially enjoyed his
weekly "tee times" with his "Lancer Buddies"!! He
loved you guys … and "gals"!!
Steve had no children but had a special love for
his nephew Marcus, neice Heather and great niece
Katlin. Steves friends are too numerous to list….
But "Lancers RA special group"! A special thanks
to all of you !!
The family requests that any remembrances be in
support of the Salvation Army.
No services will be held due to Covid 19.