Rebecca Taylor

Rebecca Taylor

1978 - 2019

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40 years ago on December 5th a tiny 5-pound baby girl joined the world.  She was a fighter, overcoming many obstacles.  Rebecca Taylor may have been small, but she packed a large personality. 

Becky, as she was known in her childhood, grew up in Price, Utah.  A smart and brilliant student, Becky loved learning new things.  She read the dictionary to increase her vocabulary, enjoyed theatre, debate and writing. She received awards and accolades for her achievements throughout her education.

Rebecca moved to Salt Lake and continued to be a social butterfly.  She loved dancing.  She loved smiling and laughing.  Rebecca attended many Comic Cons.  She loved dogs.  Her pit-bull, Ivy, was the love of her life. Rebecca loved cooking and experimenting with food.  She was a professional chef for several years and enjoyed cooking for family and friends. 

Rebecca enjoyed exercise and riding her bike.  Her favorite movie genre was horror.  She loved stand-up comedy. She enjoyed joking with friends.  She appreciated a wide variety of art and had an extensive collection.  Rebecca hoped to one day become a nurse.  She worked at several nursing homes over the years. 

Rebecca is survived by her parents Ed and Julie; brother Richard, sisters Katy (Brandon) and Jenny; niece Alexis, nephews Domenic and Skyler; and countless family and friends.  She is proceeded in death by her beloved brother David and cousin Kyle.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the following link: All proceeds go to support the research and prevention of suicide.  If any of you struggle, please reach out.  You are never alone!

A remembrance of her life will be held on April 1, 2019, 6 pm, at the Butler West Chapel, 1355 East 7200 South Cottonwood Heights, Utah. A short open house will take place after a brief program, to allow family and friends to pay their respects.

Burial services will occur at the Price Cemetery at a later date.

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Remembrance of Life

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday, April 1, 2019
Butler West Chapel
1355 East 7200 South
Cottonwood Heights, Utah, United States