Neil Randall Taylor, Jr. ’46

Neil Randall Taylor, Jr. ’46 died on October 23, 2007, in Havre de Grace, Md.

Born on June 19, 1925, in Portland, Maine, he prepared for college at the Englewood School for Boys in Englewood, N.J., and became a member of Zeta Psi Fraternity at Bowdoin. He graduated from the Navy’s V-12 Training Program at Dartmouth and served in the Marine Corps from 1943 to 1945 during World War II. He received his M.D. degree from the Columbia University School of Medicine in 1950 and was a family physician in Rising Sun, Md., for 45 years. He served as medical director for Calvert Manor Healthcare Center and was a member of the board of directors of Harford Memorial Hospital in Havre de Grace. He was a member of Janes United Methodist Church and was a town commissioner for Rising Sun. He was the Maryland Senior Olympics champion in the discus and in billiards. He married Anne Swisher Taylor in 1966; she died in 1991. He is survived by a daughter, Betsy Taylor of Takoma Park, Md.; two sons, John Taylor of Rising Sun, Md., and David Taylor of Kensington, Md.; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Howard Taylor of Indianapolis, Ind., and William Taylor of Waterboro, Me.