Virginia D. Taylor

Virginia D. Taylor, a 66 year member, passed away January 23, 2018 in
Lufkin, Texas at age 93. Virginia earned the Bachelor of Science from
Purdue University and Master of Science in Dietetics from Ohio State
University where she was employed prior to moving to Texas in 1967.

She became the Food Service Director for Tarrant County Hospital
District in Fort Worth, Texas until 1977 and began the Food Service
Supervisor course in Fort Worth in 1970, later becoming the Dietary
Manager program through Tarrant County College , which is in operation
currently. Virginia was an officer or member in the Fort Worth District
and later East Texas Dietetic District of the Texas Academy . During her
60 year career , she was mentor, educator, colleague, and leader ,
giving of her talents to help aspiring Dietitians and Dietary Managers.
A scholarship in her honor is being established through the Texas
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation.

Respectfully submitted,

Janet Hendrix Duncan M.S.,R.D. L.D.

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