[Marin County Obit Board]

Posted by Cathy Gowdy on Saturday, December 15, 2007 at 04:49:30 :

Independent Journal
Monday, 10 July 1967

H. Bakewell Taylor

Funeral for H. Bakewell Taylor, 86, retired maritime engineer of 33 Miller Avenue, Sausalito, will be at 10 a.m., tomorrow, at Christ Episcopal Church, Sausalito.

Taylor, a 40 year resident of Sausalito, died Saturday in a local hospital following a short illness. He was taken to a rest home in Lafayette, Contra Costa County, Friday, became ill, and was transferred to Marin General Hospital Saturday where he died.

A native of Derbyshire, England, Taylor moved to Canada in 1913 and to California about 1923, first living in San Francisco. Taylor worked as an engineer for Pacific Mail Steamship Co. for many years.

During World War II, he worked for the federal government inspecting ships along the Pacific Coast. He retired at 70.

His wife, Christine, died in 1965. Taylor is survived by his daughter, Mrs. Mary E. Bianchi of Lafayette.

The Frank J. Keaton Mortuary, Sausalito, is handling funeral arrangements.

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