Passing away of Mr. Ian B. Taylor


It is with deep sorrow and grief that we inform that the Founder of Empresas Taylor, Mr. Ian Barry Taylor MacAuliffe passed away at the age of 75, on Saturday, 24th August 2013, in Viña del Mar, Chile.

Ian was born in Coquimbo , studied at The Grange School in Santiago and eventually moved to Valparaíso where he founded Ian Taylor & Company and married Mrs Elizabeth Pollmann. Together they had three children: Christopher, Lorna and Matthew.

IBT, as his friends and colleagues called him, was well known for his generosity and good humor. He was greatly respected by the shipping community.

The Taylor Group family and friends would like to convey their deepest sympathy and sincerest condolences to his wife, children, grandchildren and immediate relatives.

His funeral will take place tomorrow, Monday, 26th August 2013, at the Parque del Mar Cemetery, after a Mass to be prayed in suffrage for the repose of his soul at 12:30hrs in Padres Carmelitas Parish Church at 12:30hrs.

May the heavens be opened to him and let the Angels rejoice with him.