Taylor Gass Pic1Taylor Lerch Gass passed away in Ely, Nevada on June 27, 2015 after a long courageous battle with a devastating disability. He was born on September 26, 1972 in Ely, NV to Consuelo Chacon and Dale Gass.

He is survived by his parents, step-father Art Boynton, brother Joey Lerch (Courtney), sisters Christina Lerch and Tommi Daleen Kohler, and numerous aunts and uncles. He was preceded  in death by his grandparents Jose and Delores Chacon, uncle Alfred Chacon, and niece Annie Martinez.

Taylor will be remembered for his love of music, and his obvious joy of playing his drums and many other instruments. His enjoyment of the outdoors was easily seen in his drawings. He liked the company of his friends at sporting events and school functions, and was always ready to cheer for his friends. He will be remembered for his smile and laugh.

A special thanks to all who donated time and care through the years to help Taylor when he most needed it. A special remembrance is planned for Friday, July 3, 2015 at the Ely Fire Hall, 501 Mill St. Ely, NV, from 4:00 to 6:00 PM. All are welcome to attend.