Eileen Marie Taylor was born December 5, 1927 in Dunnville,
Ontario, Canada to William McKenzie Rowe II and Elizabeth Cowell Rowe. She
died October 10, 2022 in Oroville, California at the age of 94. Eileen was the 7 th of
9 children and the last surviving sibling.
She graduated from Hamilton General Hospital School of Nursing in 1949. Her
nursing career took her to Winchester, VA, Ann Arbor, MI and Seattle, WA where
she met and married Robert Taylor in 1959. After marriage, she returned to
Ontario, Canada, subsequently moving to California in 1967 where she attained
certification in Critical Care Nursing at UCSF. She retired from Oroville Hospital in
Eileen committed her life to Jesus Christ in 1983 and became a member of Calvary
Baptist Church, later transferring to Grace Baptist Church of Oroville. She was also
a member of Lake Oroville Women’s Golf Club and Oroville Hospital Auxiliary
She was preceded in death by her husband of 23 years, C. Robert Taylor, in 1982.
She is survived by her only son, Troy Clifford Taylor of Georgia; many nieces,
nephews, cousins and friends, as well as a special step-granddaughter, Rhonda
Griffin of North Carolina.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Oroville Rescue Mission. No services will be
held, at her request.
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