Rest in Paradise, Lloyd Taylor. I am all the richer for having experienced your friendship. As a friend - and as a man - you were the real deal - heart, truth, authentic to the core - thank you ♥ I feel you smiling upon us and spreading bliss from your new home - "Burning Man" in Heaven :) Miss you. Love you. Stay cool, baby ♥
This Facebook message from Deb Rohzen is just one of many over the weekend that were posted as people heard the news of the death of Lloyd Taylor.
Taylor had been a central part of the community in all sorts of ways, from serving two terms as president of the to organizing the Bunnies and Bonnets Easter parade, always giving back to the community in which he's lived and done business for more than two decades.
Taylor died Friday after fighting stage-four lung cancer.
Family and friends mourning his passing will come together Monday for services at Oak Hill Chapel, 300 Curtner Ave., at 4:30 p.m., and a memorial will follow, starting at 6:30 p.m. at the in downtown Campbell.
Just last month, members of the community gathered for what was deemed the to enjoy his collectibles and memorabilia and help him raise money to cover his medical bills.
According to an obituary posted on the San Jose Mercury News website, Taylor died at home surrounded by family and friends and is survived by his daughter, Tiffany; mother, Eleanor; father, Stanley; three sisters, Carol, Betty, and Janis; and two grandchildren, Janiyah and Sonny.