Mary Kathryn Taylor Harris
1943 — 2021
Mary Kathryn Taylor Harris passed away on Monday, December 6, 2021. She was born on January 15, 1943, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the daughter of Richard Edward Taylor, Sr., and Eleanor Marie Maier Taylor. Mary grew up in Waukon, Iowa, graduated from Allamakee County High School, attended Mount Mercy College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, earning a B.S. degree in biology, and then attended the University of Texas in Austin, earning an M.A. in botany. Mary taught science courses at Atlantic Christian College, Grinnell College, and at various high schools throughout her career. While teaching at Atlantic Christian College in Wilson, North Carolina, Mary met her future husband, David Thurman Harris, Jr. They...