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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

NWA Capt. James G. Taylor

Military veteran, NWA Capt. James G. Taylor
January 16, 1940 ~ June 4, 2018
We have news with the passing of retired Northwest pilot and now have notice of celebration of life event arrangements for Captain James Gary Taylor who joined Northwest Airlines 08-05-1968.  Born/raised in Ohio, Captain Taylor was 78 years of age at the time of his passing in June.  A celebration of Jim’s life event is planned for August 18th in Webster, Minnesota....
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          News from Jean Taylor ...
A Celebration of Jim Taylor’s Life will be held on August 18th at Sky Harbor Airpark in Webster, MN. It will be at Chuck and Jody Doyle’s place.  It will start at 1:00 with Divine Swine catering lunch at 2:00. Please feel free to drive or fly in and Join in on the story telling, exaggerating and outright Fibs!!!
As more news is received we will be sure to forward that information.
            Thank you,
                    ~ Carol for the PCN 
From: RNPA News Sent: Wednesday, June 06, 2018 9:17 AM
Subject: RNPA News: James Taylor Has Flown West.

It has been confirmed that NWA pilot James G. Taylor, age 78, passed away June 04 in Lakeland, Florida. He succumbed to the long term side effects of prostate cancer. There may be a celebration of life gathering at the Sky Harbor Airport later this summer. We will endeavor to pass the word when the event becomes more defined. Jim and Jean reside in Lakeland, Florida and make seasonal journeys to Sky Harbor Airport at Webster, MN.
Jim was hired NWA on August 05, 1968. His career was mostly spent in the right seat of NWA aircraft. Jim found his niche as a first officer on the Boeing 747. He was very active with competitive acrobatic aircraft competition. He judged competitions and manned the IAC booth at Oshkosh for several years. More information to follow.
Bill Day

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