Dr. Daniel M. Taylor
1923 — 2022
Dr. Daniel M. Taylor died peacefully at home on September 26, 2022 one month shy of his 99th birthday. He had a long and distinguished medical and scientific career in Ophthalmology in New Britain that led to international recognition and acclaim. After discharge from the U.S. Army in 1955, Dr. Taylor came to New Britain to join the Grove Hill Medical Center and form the Department of Ophthalmology, where he practiced medicine and surgery for 44 years. He pioneered early muscle surgery in children for congenital crossed eyes, and was the first surgeon in the state to perform a corneal transplant in 1956 at New Britain General Hospital. This led to the founding of the Connecticut Eye Bank at...