SALT LAKE CITY, UT-Tom G. Taylor passed away suddenly at his home in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013.
He was born in Madison on Aug. 1, 1967, to Gordon and Darlene Taylor. Tom was a graduate of LaFollette High School in Madison, and UW Madison where he obtained his mechanical engineering degree. He then obtained his masters degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Utah. Tom started his work career at Medtronic in Grand Rapids, Minn., with stops at Cardiac Assist Technologies in Pittsburg, Pa., Biomedical Engineering Solutions, Sorenson Medical, Moog Medical, Larada Sciences, and all of Salt Lake City before his final position as Director of Service and Repair for Idaho Technology, Inc., which recently changed its name to BioFire Diagnostics.
He is survived by his mother, Darlene Taylor of Madison; brother, Tim of Cedar Park, Texas; sisters, Connie and Cathi of Sacramento, Calif.; Christi (Dan) of Green Lake; nephew, T.J. Scholl (Heather); nieces, Stephanie Taylor-Fulton of Sacramento, Calif., Whitney Taylor-Imura of LaFayette, Calif., and Ellis Taylor of Cedar Park, Texas; great-nephew, Gage of Fond du Lac; and great-niece, Peyton of Fond du Lac. Tom was preceded in death by his father, Gordan; and sister, Kim.
Tom will be greatly missed by his family and his work family at BioFire. He loved his work and was an avid Badger fan and golfer in Salt Lake City.
“Tom, we love you and you have left a big void in our lives”
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