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Isabel (McGillivray) Taylor

March 11, 1940 ~ December 26, 2018 (age 78)

Isabel Taylor (née McGillivray), was born at Woodside Cottage, Dalvey, Dyke Scotland in 1940, to John and Isabella McGillivray. She is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Alistair Taylor; her daughter, Sheila Taylor; her son, Mike Taylor (Michelle Pearson); her grand-daughter Samantha Hewlett (née Taylor) (Ryan Hewlett); and three great-grandchildren, Eli, Ireland, and Charlie. Isabel is also survived by her two sisters, Betty Duncan at Home Farm, Drumoak, and Zena Cormie in Elgin, Scotland. She will be missed by many family and friends. Isabel and Al made their new home in Calgary, AB in 1961. Her loves were flowers, gardening, keeping a clean house, knitting, and of course her family. Isabel collected crystals, china figurines, and decorative plates. She loved her Scottish music and hummed and tapped even during her time with dementia. Photos, memories and condolences may be shared with Isabel’s family through  If friends so desire, and in lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to Alzheimer’s Society (201, 222 – 58 Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta T2H 2S3; telephone: 403-290-0110; website:, or the Agecare Glenmore (1729 90 Avenue SW Calgary, AB T2V 4S1; (403) 253-8806; Arrangements in care of EVAN J. STRONG FUNERAL SERVICES.  (403) 265-1199.

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