Bruce Carl Taylor, of St. Marys, passed away peacefully at Kingsway Lodge in St. Marys Ontario on Monday, July 5th, 2021 at the age of 86. He is predeceased by his wife, Barbara, and survived by his sister, Carol Broadworth. He will be deeply missed by his four sons, David, Jeff, Greg and Steven, and by his daughters-in-law, Kelly Anne, Shawn, Sybil and Patti; and his grandchildren, Devon and Melanie, Taylor Muir, Ben and Jake, and Nathan and Hannah. Bruce spent many mornings canoeing on the Thames in St. Marys, or paddling along the riverbanks and lakeshores of the Kawarthas, leaving a trail of pipe smoke. Memorial donations are encouraged to The Canadian Canoe Museum 910 Monaghan Road,Peterborough, Ontario, K9J 5K4. Following cremation, there will be a private family service.