Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Scholar, Leader Was Self-Starter with Goals.(Final)(Obituary)

Byline: Paul Logan Journal Staff Writer

Bob Taylor, a former New Mexico Tech regent, was an internationally recognized scholar and leader in the field of work-force preparation.

Taylor, a Silver City resident since 1986, died Wednesday of cancer. He was 75.

A service was held Monday at Baca's Funeral Chapels in Silver City. Burial followed with military honors at Fort Bayard National Cemetery.

Taylor had an outgoing, fun-loving personality, said Randy Horn, who served with Taylor on the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Board of Regents. Gov. Gary Johnson appointed Taylor to a five-year term as a regent in 1998.

Earlier, Gov. …

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