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Donald Ray Taylor was born on June 5, 1939 in Sentinel, Oklahoma to parents, Wm. Henry and Maurine Taylor. He passed away on June 12, 2022 in Manassas, Virginia. He is survived by his brother, Robert, sister-in-law, Carolyn, niece, Allison, nephew, Adam and their families. As a child, his family moved to Oklahoma City. He played football and graduated from Capitol Hill High School. At the University of Oklahoma he joined Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity and received his Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. After graduation, he served in the U.S. Navy for 6 years and travelled to many foreign locales. He then moved to Washington, D.C., and began a long, successful career as a salesman for educational resources. Don made many friends while racing sports cars, playing tennis, skiing and racing his sailboat on the Chesapeake Bay. The family would like to thank his many wonderful friends and his caregivers for all their support. Donations can be made in memory of Don at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation at