John Taylor fled to a welcoming St. George in 2018 to escape California’s foul air. A graduate of New York University, writing letters to the editor helped launch a 30-year career as a newspaper reporter and editor. He especially relished covering religion, health care and education.
A native of Brooklyn, he’s a fan of the Yankees, the Packers and Fresno State roughly aligning with where he’s worked as a journalist and, until retirement, as public affairs director for nonprofit Community Medical Centers in Fresno.
He and wife Judy, a retired teacher, relish chatting with everyone they meet, helping address community needs such as homelessness and discovering the special pleasures of being Utahans.