Jerry Wayne Taylor, age 56, resident of 123 Dale Avenue, Cambridge Springs, PA and formerly of Los Alamos, NM, passed away peacefully after a short illness at his home. Born in Los Alamos, NM on November 20, 1956, Jerry is the son of Lennis (Skip) Taylor and Mary Olivas Taylor of Los Alamos, NM. He graduated from Los Alamos High School and served in the US Navy. Following his military service he received advanced education from the Albuquerque Tech School as a machinist. Presently, Jerry was employed by Acutech in Saegertown, PA. Jerry enjoyed river rafting, canoeing, skiing, camping, bonfires, cooking, and walking in the canyons of Los Alamos.

Jerry is survived, in addition to his parents, by his wife – Theresa Simmons Taylor whom he married October 25, 1985; son – Jeremy Taylor of Santa Fe, NM; daughter – Arie Taylor of Altoona, PA; son – Robert Taylor of Columbus, OH; son – Jeff Richards of Hamilton, IL; and daughter – Amanda Kellogg of Cambridge Springs. Also surviving are five grandchildren – Arianna, Fynn, Zachary, Townsend, and Sophia; a brother – Adrian Taylor of Los Alamos, NM and a sister – Batrice Vigil and her husband, Gerald of Espanola, NM.

A memorial service will be held outdoors at the residence of Roy Merritt, 22000 Walters Road, Venango, PA on Saturday, June 1st at 5:00 p.m. Memorials may be made to the Regional Cancer Center 2500 West 12th Street, Erie, PA 16505.