Citizen of the Year 2018: M Lee Taylor
The Springville-Mapleton Chamber of Commerce has named M. Lee Taylor as its 2018 Citizen of the Year.
Taylor’s goal in life is to make people happy through posting local history and photos along with current events that are important. He administers a Facebook site that many residents are aware of called “You know you are from Springville when …” and Lee now has almost 5,000 followers.
Taylor was born June 27, 1946, in Springville. He attended Springville schools, graduating from Springville High School in 1964. Some of his fondest memories are of school and the friends he made there and has kept from those days.
Taylor is a very active member of the Springville Senior Citizens, the Springville Historical Society and the newly reinstated Springville Chapter of the Sons of the Utah Pioneers. He is also a lifetime member of the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Taylor has six children and 14 grandchildren. He and his wife Larraine have been married for 24 years. They love spending time at their cabin high in the mountains of Sanpete County.