Michael W. Taylor

michael taylor

March 5, 1955 ~ December 9, 2018

Resided in: Colorado Springs, CO

Michael W. Taylor, 63, passed away Dec. 9, 2018. He was a devoted husband, soulmate and best friend to Patricia L. Taylor; caring brother to Helen Taylor, Russell Dadd and Dollie Downey; loving father to Jennifer (Tim) Mitchell, Michelle (Isaac) Abraham, Patricia C. Taylor and Shawntelle (Matt) Taylor; and compassionate grandfather to his ten grandchildren. Michael was the Chief, Office of Anti-Terrorism, Operations Manager for CBP, DHS and was a U.S. Coast Guard Veteran. Celebration of life, 2 to 6 p.m. Dec. 12, 2018, at the American Legion Post 203, 2420 Santa Fe Dr., Pueblo, Colo. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. A great friend and colleague. Mike always had a smile and a great view on life. He was inspirational in the way he carried himself and I can see by the messages that come before and after mine, he touched many lives. We will miss you my friend.

  2. No words can express the gratitude I feel at the welcome mike provided to me when I first Joined Customs and Border Protection. He was a man of many talents and experiences as well as the embodiment of CBPs highest standards.
    Mike, you and your family are in our prayers. We’ll see you on the other side.

  3. Mike, as many others have noted, was as kind and generous a person as you could hope to meet. His passing is a loss for a wonderful family and an agency he served with such distinction.

  4. I am truly saddened by this news. Mr. Taylor was very helpful in getting me on my way and lit a fire to pursue training to expand my skillsets. He was a person that conveyed strong interest and care for others. Please accept my condolences. My warmest thoughts are with the family as to get through this difficult time.

  5. Mike will be missed. He provided me my basic training when I entered onto duty for CBP. Mikes guidance heavily contributed to my advancement within the agency, and he has always been a friend and mentor. I remember how he liked to joke around at work – his jokes were funny, but intended to convey deeper meanings in a non-confrontational manner. Mike really cared about people!

  6. Dear Patty and family,
    Our sincerest sympathy for your loss of Mike. Our hearts and prayers go out to you and your family.

  7. Patty, My dearest friend and sister in The Lord- my heart is sadden with the great loss you are experiencing , the only comfort I can offer you , your daughters and grandchildren is what PAUL tells me in 2 Corinthians is “ To be absent from the body is to be Present with the Lord!” I’m trusting Holy Spirit to comfort you now and in the days to come until you meet again on that beautiful shore where no tears or pain are – I know you will join Michael again in Heaven where you can Serve the Lord for all eternity. My thoughts and prayers are with you and most of my love is there with you my sister.

  8. Patty and family, Please accept my sincere condolences in your loss. I have nothing but good memories of Mike. He was always friendly…..smart…..and such a loving husband to you. May the memories you hold within your heart bring you comfort during this difficult time.

  9. Dear cousin Patti and family, sending deepest heartfelt condolences & prayers on your loss. Also sending loads of grace and light to help through a difficult holiday season. With love, cousin Tom and family

  10. Dear Patty and All Your Beautiful Family,
    I am holding you in my heart during this time of loss.
    May all the love and grace of God, family, and friends carry you.
    Let us know how we can most support you.

  11. Sorry for loss, We will be praying for God’s peace and loving care. Love you Patty Lynn, Aunt Linda and Family.

  12. To my beloved niece….. I am sorry for your loss. My prayers go out to you and your family. May God comfort and care for you…. today, tomorrow and always. Auntie Fran

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