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Toft Funeral Home and Crematory
2001 Columbus Ave
Sandusky, OH 44870
Phone: 419-625-8816

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Donald William Taylor

Donald William Taylor, 35, of Sandusky, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday morning, February 14, 2017 in Firelands Regional Medical Center.

He was born in Sandusky on November 24, 1981 to Donald E. Taylor and the late Belinda Biddle.

His pride and joy in life was his daughter, Briena. He was an avid Ohio State fan and a talented floor covering installer, craftsman, and cook. He graduated from Sandusky High School in 2000.

Donald is survived by his daughter, Briena Paige Josephine Taylor, of Sandusky; father, Donald E. Taylor, of Huron; siblings, Tiffany (Brandon) Legg, of Grove City, OH, Sarah (Brian) Funni, Whitney (Adam) Woodruff, Brielle (Justin) Sizemore, all of Sandusky, Alicia Taylor, of Oregon, and Corey Taylor, of Milan; paternal grandmother, Ann Taylor, of Sandusky; paternal grandfather, Donald C. Taylor, of Georgia; aunt, Kim (Andy Baum) Taylor, of Sandusky; girlfriend, Michelle Earls, of Sandusky; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.

In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Carolyn Biddle; and his best friend, his dog, Libby.

Private viewing will take place.

Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, is handling arrangements.

A Celebration of Life gathering will be held on Tuesday, February 21 from 4-7 p.m. in the Sawmill Creek Lodge Tall Pines Room. Everyone in attendance is encouraged to represent THE Ohio State University by wearing scarlet and gray.

In lieu of flowers, donations of support may be made to Donald's family by visiting