Monday, April 26, 2010
Taylor Morgan Rivera, 14, was called home to glory on Monday, April 26, 2010. She fought a courageous three-year battle with cancer. She was born Nov. 21, 1995, to the union of Thomas and Tammy (Montelongo) Rivera. She was an eigth-grade student at Roncolli Middle School. She enjoyed softball, music, movies, games, was an avid Colorado Rockies fan, but most of all enjoyed spending time with her family, who she loved so dearly. Taylor is survived by her loving parents, Thomas and Tammy; her brothers, Matthew Rivera and Landon Rivera; her grandparents, Paul and Gloria Rivera, Frank and Arlene Montelongo; godparents, Frank Montelongo and Lisa Garcia; uncle, Willie (Debbie) Rivera; aunts, Elaine (Charles) Jacobs, Pauline Rivera, Loretta Rivera, Lucille Osteen and Sylvia (Donnie) Coghill; numerous cousins, other relatives and friends. Special thank you to the doctors and nurses at Children's Hospital. Special doctors, Dr. Lia Gore, Dr. Kerry Moss, Dr. Meg Macy and Dr. Arthur Lui. Special nurses, Deb, Molly, Lauren, Kristen and Beth. Memorial contributions may be made to any U.S. Bank location, in the name of Taylor Morgan Rivera Memorial Fund.