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Bereavement for Sophie Estelle Craft Taylor

Photo: Sophie Estelle Craft Taylor

Photo: Sophie Estelle Craft Taylor

Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams, owner and publisher of New York Trend announced today the passing of her former executive assistant and office manager for New York Trend,  her mother, Sophie Estelle Craft Taylor who died early Thursday morning after a long illness.

Mrs. Taylor was the former chief executive assistant to the director of the Mayor’s Office of Planning and Development under the Lindsay administration.  She also had a long career with the New York City Board of Education as an administrative assistant and substitute teacher.

Sophie Estelle Craft Taylor is survived by her husband, Robert Taylor Sr., daughters Dr.Teresa Taylor Williams and Susan Taylor Christian and son Robert Taylor, Jr. and many in-laws and grandchildren.


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New York Trend is a weekly news publication that focuses on issues and lifestyles of the African & Caribbean American communities throughout the New York metropolitan area and Nassau and Suffolk Counties of Long Island. It is a respected and well recognized news publication that has been in existence since 1989. Owner, Publisher and Executive Director, Dr. Teresa Taylor Williams has been at the helm of this award-winning publication since its inception. New York Trend continues to be the only black woman-owned, metropolitan newspaper in New York and Long island. New York Trend is the largest black-owned newspaper throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties.