Bethanne W. Taylor, age 64, died peacefully with family present, Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at Duke Medical Pavilion, Durham, NC. She was born February 20, 1955 in Richmond, VA., Ms. Taylor is a graduate of R.Nelson Snider HS (1973), Ft. Wayne, IN., and a multicertificate holder of advanced programs in Sales, Marketing, Educational Recruitment, and Business. Her life's work involved placing graduates, older adults, and veterans into careers at accredited educational institutions. Her work moved her throughout the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic. Most recently, as Director of Admissions at Achieve Test Prep in Raleigh, NC., a placement service for nurses, medtechs, and veteran medics into baccalaureate or higher degrees, she received top accolades. A consummate professional, Ms.Taylor believed in the power of education towards independence - her mantra in life.
Bethanne, a lifelong pet owner, always made room for the abandoned and enjoyed
fashion, wine culture, self-improvement, and a good joke! She is a much-loved
granddaughter, daughter, sister, co-worker, and friend. She is survived by sisters, Colette (John) Cuomo of McCormick, SC. And Marcia (Lewis) Doell of Leo, IN.
She was preceded in death by parents, Donald and Beverly Taylor, Auburn,
IN., grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. William Taylor, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Warwick, of
Galion, OH., A memorial gathering will be held on October 18, 2019 from 5-7 pm at Pinnington Funeral Home 502 N. Main Street, Auburn, IN. Burial will be held 11 am Saturday October 19, 2019 at Greenlawn Memorial Cemetery, Ft. Wayne, IN.
Memorials in her honor to the DeKalb County Humane Society, 5221 US 6, Butler,
IN., 46721 and Leader Dogs For the Blind, 1039 S. Rochester Rd., Rochester Hills,
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