A professor of physics at Stanford University, Richard Edward Taylor was a Canadian who lived from 2 November 1929 to 22 February 2018.
He attended the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada, where he earned his BSc (1950) and MSc (1952) degrees. He recently got married and applied to Stanford University’s High Energy Physics Laboratory in order to pursue a Ph.D.
With the completion of his thesis at HEPL under Bob Mozley in the mid-1950s, Taylor began a lengthy affiliation with SLAC and Stanford. He traveled from HEPL to the Orsay, France, linear accelerator lab.
Before moving to the startup SLAC housed in Stanford’s M-1 building, he spent a year at LBL.
As a member of Group A, led by Pief, Taylor participated in the design of the Beam Switchyard as well as the design and construction of the End Stations.
Richard E. Taylor Death: What Happened To Richard E. Taylor?
On February 22, 2018, Richard E. Taylor, 88, passed away at his home in Stanford, California, not far from the Stanford University campus. There was no mention of the cause of his death.