Pamela Taylor ’68

9 September 2013

Class: 1968

Major: English

Residence: Washington Depot, CT

Deceased: August 27, 2013

I always had a lot of affection for Pam. She was a very caring soul, concerned about the feelings for others. A sensitive person who deserved better from some of the people around her at Carleton.
Priscilla Cogan ’68

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Pamela Christine Taylor, 66, of Washington Depot [Connecticut], died after a courageous battle with cancer on August 27 in New Milford while surrounded by family and friends. She was the beloved sister of Stephanie Taylor-Murphy (James) of Rochester NY and aunt to Caitlin and Taylor Murphy. She was born June 21, 1947 in Stamford, CT to Wendell and Gladys Taylor. She attended Fox Lane High School where she was a National Merit Scholar. She received her BA in English from Carleton College and a Masters in Education from Trinity College. Pamela taught English at the Gunnery School from 35 years. During her time there she served in most every faculty capacity including Chair of the English department, Dean of Faculty, coach of field hockey and volleyball as well as teaching freshman English to generations of students. She loved spending time at her family camp in the Adirondacks. She was an accomplished gardener and rescued and cared for her many cats and dogs. Pam’s family wishes to express their gratitude to the Village Crest care team as well Regional Hospice. Her last days were most peaceful due to their loving care. A celebration of her life is planned for October 19th at the Gunnery School. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Animal Welfare Society, Inc. 8 Dodd Rd New Milford, CT 06776.

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  • 2017-12-10 14:57:27
    Priscilla Cogan

    I always had a lot of affection for Pam. She was a very caring soul, concerned about the feelings for others. A sensitive person who deserved better from some of the people around her at Carleton.

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