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In Memory of Vickey Taylor

July 9, 2020


On Friday, June 26, 2020, Vickey Taylor passed away at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital with her loving family by her side. In accordance with her final wishes, the Utica Zoo has set up a donation fund in honor of Vickey’s memory. Your gift in Vickey’s honor will be used specifically to care for our Mexican Gray Wolves via our Animal Care Fund. This will help purchase feed, nutritional supplements, vitamins, veterinary care, exhibit upgrades, or anything else the animals may need. We greatly appreciate your gift; please accept our condolences on the loss of your loved one.

Gifts may be made by filling out the form below. All credit card transactions are processed via PayPal and feature industry-leading encryption to ensure your information is secure. If you would care to send a check by mail, you may mail to:

Utica Zoo

1 Utica Zoo Way

Utica, NY 13501

Please be sure to list “Vickey Taylor Memorial” in the memo line.


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