Kent Taylor Lennox: Kent Taylor superintendent death cause is unclear at the moment as it is still under investigation by the county coroner’s office.
The 54 year old former Lennox School District superintendent was found dead on Sunday June 9, 2019 in the San Bernardino County community of Grand Terrace after he abruptly resigned in April 2019.
Taylor is survived by his wife, Janet, and three children.
Kent Taylor Lennox death: How it happened
Sheriff’s deputies had received reports of a deceased man at Taylor’s residence on Mavis Street in Grand Terrace and they arrived at about 12:20 p.m. Sunday.
Sgt. Jeff Allison, a spokesman for the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, when asked Kent Taylor cause of death, declined to reveal it as the county coroner’s office and authorities are ”conducting a death investigation at this time,” Allison said.
Taylor had resigned from the superintendent’s position in Lennox on April 9, the same day he also resigned as a board member for the Colton Joint Unified School District in San Bernardino. Neither Taylor nor either district had given explanations for his sudden departures.
Read tributes from Taylor’s friends, acquaintances following his death:
- From state Assemblywoman Autumn Burke, who represents the tiny unincorporated community situated just east of Los Angeles International Airport:
“I am heartbroken at the loss of my friend and educator Kent Taylor. Our differences should be fully embraced, not destroyed.
Lennox has lost a true leader.
From Lennox school board member Angela Fajardo:
“No matter what, every human being deserves dignity and respect.
Let’s give that to Mr. Taylor and his family.
May his soul rest in perfect peace.