Lura Taylor

Lura Taylor

Condolences to friends and relatives of former San Jacinto College employee Lura Taylor, 83, who recently passed away. Mrs. Taylor taught GED courses for the College from 1985 to 2006. She was also a longtime third-grade teacher at San Jacinto Elementary School in Deer Park until her retirement in 1994.

Lura received numerous honors and awards for her teaching skills. She loved teaching and often commented on how much joy teaching gave her. She lived her life with the philosophy that “to teach is to touch a life forever.”

Family will receive friends on Friday, February 15, 2013 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Grand View Funeral Home in Pasadena. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Deer Park United Methodist Church with Interment to follow in Grand View Memorial Park at 4 p.m.

Lura is survived by her son, Tommy Taylor and his wife Jane of Houston; 6 nephews and 7 nieces. Lura’s husband of over 32 years, Bob Taylor, preceded her in death.