Our beloved Patricia Burdick Taylor peacefully passed away on September 2, 2021.
Patricia was born on October 3rd, 1946, in Payson, Utah to Cleo Simmons and Donald Marcellus Burdick. She attended Payson High School, Snow College, and completed her education at Utah State University. She graduated with a dual major in Elementary Education and Early Childhood along with a minor in History. Patricia met Sherril Howard Taylor at Snow College and were married April 30, 1966. They attended Utah State University together and had two children: Shane and Nicole. They lived in Logan, American Fork, Herriman, and Sandy, Utah.
Patricia taught 3rd and 4th grade at Draper Elementary School for 31 years. Outside of her family, Patricia had a tremendous passion for teaching and the development of her students. She received numerous awards and was highly recognized in her profession.
She was a wonderful mother and grandmother and enjoyed taking her five granddaughters on Grandma Grand Getaways. In addition, she had one grandson whom she and Sherril would take camping and fishing.
Patricia was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, holding numerous leadership callings. She served in the Jordan River and Draper Temples. Patricia will be fondly remembered by family and friends for her kind acts of service. She loved life and adored her family.
Patricia Burdick Taylor is survived by her husband, Sherril Taylor, son, Shane Taylor (LeAnn), daughter, Nicole Barney (Christopher), six grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren, one sister, Rebecca Burdick Steadman, and one brother, Brad Burdick (Brenda).
Funeral Services will be held at Crescent Ridge 3rd Ward Chapel at 10975 S. Prescott Dr. (1630 E) at 10:00 am on Saturday, September 11, 2021. Friends and family may call 9:00-9:45 am prior to the services. Patricia will be buried in the Larkin Sunset Gardens cemetery in Sandy, Utah. Services will be live streamed via zoom, https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81903142027
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.larkinmortuary.com
Life Story Info
God’s love to Pat’s family and friends during these day ahead. Pat was such a giving, kind very loving lady from first time meeting her. She was always doing the heavy lifting of any event she was involved with and doing so with ease and such joy!! Her warm heart radiated to everyone she met. We feel very blessed we had many family times with this sweet women. May she dance and sing with the Angels.