Gweneth Goodwin Taylor
Gwen Taylor died July 20 surrounded by family at her Laguna home.
The fourth generation Californian was born April 11, 1924 in San
Taylor was a 40-year resident of Laguna. She had a keen wit and
had a love for gourmet cooking, travel and the Atlanta Braves. Her
death left an empty hand at the bridge table, a vacant seat at
numerous fine restaurants and a hollow place in the hearts of all who
She is survived by her children and their spouses, Mark and Becky
Taylor, Wendy and Patrick Carroll and Michael Taylor; seven
grandchildren and great grandchildren, Christopher, Ashley and Sean
Taylor, Whitney and Caitlin Carroll and Adam and Nathaniel Taylor.
In lieu of flowers, her family requests donations to Friends of
the Sea Lions Marine Mammal Center, 20612 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna
Beach, 92651 or the American Cancer Center Society, 1940 E. Deere
Avenue, Suite 100, Santa Ana, 92705.
Died July 15, 2002 of heart disease at the age of 81. Johnson was
a Laguna Beach resident for 57 years and was a superintendent of the
Laguna Beach Water District at the time of his death. He is survived
by his two sons Walt and Dan; and his five grandchildren.
Died July 7, 2002 in San Diego of a heart condition at the age of
61. Borden was a Laguna Beach resident for 34 years. He served in the
US Army and was the owner of Chicken Littles, Inc. He is survived by
his mother, Myrtle Franz; his daughter-in-law, Lalo Alvarez; his
niece, Diana McCarthy; and his nephew, Robert Bordon. A memorial will
be held Saturday, July 13 at 11 a.m. at the Artesia United Methodist
Church in Cerritos.