April 9, 2013

Edith Taylor


— Edith Taylor, of Underhill, Vt., died on Monday, April 8, 2013.

Edith was a beloved wife, mother, daughter, sister, aunt, friend and colleague. She will be remembered and greatly missed for her fierce courage, her loving heart and her no nonsense approach to life.

Born on Oct. 22, 1954, in Dalton, she attended Dalton High School and graduated with a bachelor’s in zoology from the University of Vermont. In 1989, she married Tony Kitsos and together they had two sons, Tom and Sam. She was witty, smart, always practical and was adored by her family, her many friends and her coworkers. Edith worked for 25 years at the Vermont Center for Reproductive Medicine at Fletcher Allen Health Care. She enjoyed downhill skiing and running, but she mainly loved watching her sons compete in their many sporting events. Edith was a dedicated horsewoman, competing throughout her life in dressage, stadium jumping and cross country events.

Edith is survived by her husband and sons; her mother, Mary Kathryn Taylor; and her siblings, Susan, Ben and Kate Taylor.

She was predeceased by her father, Ben Taylor Jr.

Memorial donations may be made in Edith’s name to the Vermont Respite House, 99 Allen Brook Road, Williston, VT 05495.