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Born: Mar 13, 1991

Date of Passing: Nov 07, 2020

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March 13, 1991 - November 7, 2020

With heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Taylor Dibley at Health Sciences Centre with family by her side. She was a loving mother, wife, daughter, sister and friend.
She was predeceased by her grandparents, Paul and Lucy Zahayko; grandpa Dibley and Grandpa Edmand. Left to cherish her memory are her husband Scott and baby boy Jack; parents, Murray and Debbie; sister Samantha (Derek), nephew Declan, niece Willow. Parents-in-law, Jeff and Arlene; brothers and sisters-in-law, Jordan, Lisa (Korde); niece Theo, many aunts, uncles, cousins and countless friends.
Taylor was a beautiful woman inside and out. Her smile and beauty would light up the room. She was such a loving, caring, affectionate sharing person. She always was a people person and was loved by all.
Taylor was born in Winnipeg and grew up in Stony Mountain. Early on Taylor enjoyed weekends at her grandparent's farm in East Selkirk playing with her cousins. She often talked about how much she fondly remembered our family camping and going to summer camps with friends. She was very close to her big sister Sam and maintained a close long-distance relationship later in life.
It was in school Taylor exhibited her athletic abilities in softball, soccer, track and field, and hockey. She was a quick study, determined, and successful in many endeavours. She especially enjoyed playing hockey, starting at age five right through to Women's Junior Hockey. Spring hockey trips with friends and family to Minneapolis were highlights of many seasons.
Her kind, loving personality led her to follow her sister's footsteps and pursue her education at Red River where she received a diploma in Early Childhood Education, then attending University of Winnipeg to obtain a bachelor's degree in Child Development. Taylor formed many special relationships while working at Starting Blocks. In 2018 she joined Service Canada in the Canada Pension call centre.
In 2010 she met the love of her life Scott, marrying in 2016. Scott is such a loving, supportive and carefree husband; they made a perfect couple. Taylor was his anchor and that difference made their bond strong. They shared a love of travel and adventure always laughing along the way. They bought their first house in Stony Mountain and completed renovations in a few years. They then moved to Stonewall and decided to start a family.
On Taylor's 28th birthday, March 13, 2019, Jack Burton was born. Jack completed their perfect family. Taylor's favourite things to do with Jack were reading books, spending time outdoors, doing art and spending time on playdates with her friends. She was so proud to watch him achieve every milestone. As a family they enjoyed going for daily bike rides, going to the beach, camping, and playing at the park, she didn't let her illness slow her down. Taylor always put others needs first. Taylor hardly complained, and continued to make plans for tomorrow.
It's hard to believe we won't hear her laugh, or see her smile again, but we will forever hold it in our hearts. Kind was her nature, true were her ways, we will treasure her memories for the rest of our days. We love you to the moon and back Taylor.
We would like to thank the many family and friends that donated to Taylor's GoFundMe page and contributed to Taylor's Troops CancerCare Challenge for Life. Thank you to all the special people who have brought food, flowers, gift cards and acts of kindness.
Thank you to the staff and nurses at Health Sciences Centre's GD6 ward and CancerCare that looked after Taylor with the utmost care, compassion and kindness.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to CancerCare Manitoba Foundation.
In keeping with Taylor's wishes, cremation has taken place. Due to current Covid-19 restrictions, we will have a ceremony celebrating Taylor's life at a later date.

MacKenzie Funeral Home

Make a donation to CancerCare Manitoba Foundation

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Nov 13, 2020, Nov 14, 2020

Condolences & Memories (26 entries)

  • Murray/Debbie, Am so very sorry to hear of your loss. Not sure my words can replace any grief at this time. As a friend, I share your feeling and want to help carry the hearts of your family. It is hard to be able to find and say the perfect words to help you in this time of grief. I have thought, I have cried, and I have asked why? I found these words and hope they can bring some comfort to you. Those we love don't go away, they walk beside us. Everyday they are unseen, unheard, but always in our heart. They help us to try and live stronger when we know they are near. We may see them in a sunset, a star filled sky, a puppy, or the eyes of a child. Love and compassion Gary, Heather, Matthew, Kelsey, Kurtis - Posted by: Gary Yakimoski (Friend) on: Nov 30, 2020

  • Murray and Deb - We learned of your loss today. We are so very much sad for your family. Condolences from us both. - Greg & Aileen - Posted by: Greg Marshall & Aileen Murphy (Friend) on: Nov 26, 2020

  • Our hearts go out to your family at such a sorrowful time. Cherish your memories of Taylor to get you through this difficult and tragic time. Garry and Dawn Mitchell. - Posted by: Dawn Mitchell (Friend) on: Nov 19, 2020

  • We're so sorry for your loss. Our hearts go out to the Dibley and Zahayko families. You're in our thoughts and prayers. - Posted by: Debbie and John Bagan (Friends of the family) on: Nov 17, 2020

  • I'm saddened and broken hearted to learn of Taylor's passing. She was just an an amazing human being, the most kind-hearted, genuine person I've ever had the pleasure of knowing and I will miss her beautiful and vivacious soul dearly. My thoughts are with the Zahayko and Dibley families during this difficult time, especially Scott and Jack. - Posted by: Shelby Wobick (Friend) on: Nov 16, 2020

  • We are so sorry to hear of Taylor's passing. It doesn't seem fair that one so young and vital should be taken so soon. It's difficult to know what to say, other than you are in our thoughts as you go through this difficult time. Be strong. Alex and Cheryl Fedorchuk Morden - Posted by: Alex and Cheryl Fedorchuk (Friends) on: Nov 16, 2020

  • So sorry for your loss My thought and prayers are with you all during this time. Sending hugs to all. - Posted by: Laurie Pinchin (Friend of family ) on: Nov 16, 2020

  • Murray. My deepest condolences to you and your family. My thoughts are with you at this time. - Posted by: Cheryl Martel (Coworker ) on: Nov 16, 2020

  • So very, very sad to hear of this young lady's death. Although I did not know her, there is a connection between her and my wife who also succumbed to cancer. In Deb's early days of teaching at Red River College, she was an instructor in Early Childhood Education as well as a graduate. My son played hockey with Scott in Stonewall and there I got to know and spend some time with all the Dibley family. My heartfelt sympathy on your loss and know there are many of us left behind when our loved ones have died from Cancer. "Grief, I have learned, is really just love. It's all the love you want to give, but cannot. All of that unspent love gathers in the corners of your eyes, the lump in your throat, and in the hollow part of your chest. Grief is just love with no place to go. - Jamie Anderson - Posted by: John Blower (Friend of Arlene and Jeff's) on: Nov 15, 2020

  • Dear Debbie, Murray, Samantha and families: I am soOoOoooo very sorry to hear of your loss. Taylor was such a beautiful young lady and I’m sure she was a wonderful wife and mother. Although I moved from Stony Mountain, I often think of your family and hoped all was well. I extend my heartfelt deepest sympathy and prayers to you and Scott’s family. May fond memories lighten your hearts. We have one more bright shining star. Our loss is Heaven’s gain. Sending my love and hugs, Barb (Porter) Bohn - Posted by: Barb (Porter) Bohn (Friend) on: Nov 14, 2020

  • I am so very sorry to read this sad news. Please accept my heartfelt sympathy. Condolences and hugs to your entire family. Taylor will be missed by all who know and loved her. - Posted by: Midge Sprenger (Cousin) on: Nov 14, 2020

  • My sincere condolences to you and your family. I can not imagine what your families are going thru. I am thinking of you all. - Posted by: Vivian Cook (Friend) on: Nov 14, 2020

  • My most sincere sympathy to your families on this tragic loss of a person who was so vital in your lives. May God give you strength to carry on. - Posted by: Dolores Carriere (Neighbor when our children were young.) on: Nov 14, 2020

  • Dear Scott, Jack, Arlene, Jeff, Jordan, Lisa & Family Members: Words can not express, how I feel with the news of Taylor's passing. I am so very sorry, for your loss. Hold on to memories, for they will comfort you. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Bonita - Posted by: Bonita Bouchard (Friend) on: Nov 14, 2020

  • I will never forget being at Taylor and Scott’s wedding! I could tell how much in love they were as they were both beaming. It was wonderful to spend time with the whole family. You all have an angel on your shoulder watching over you all! Words are hard to come by when someone so young passes, but know that you are loved by so many and will have all of those to help you through this difficult time. Love always, Shirley & Gord - Posted by: Shirley and Gord Bodnar (Cousins) on: Nov 14, 2020

  • My heart aches for all of you on the passing of sweet Taylor. She was such a beautiful human being! As a parent, I cannot imagine the pain that you are feeling. Please know that my heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with you. - Posted by: Cindy Drysdale (Friend of the family) on: Nov 14, 2020

  • I am so very sorry to learn of Taylor's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this very sad time. Memories are a wonderful thing, let them help you through this stressful time and always keep them close to your heart. - Posted by: Kim Phillips (Former co-worker.) on: Nov 14, 2020

  • My deepest condolences to the family, this is such a heartbreaking loss. Taylor will be deeply missed by all. - Posted by: Kirstin Fair (Coworker) on: Nov 14, 2020

  • To Murray, Deb, Samantha and family, We are so saddened by the passing of Taylor, and are sending you our sincerest condolences. Our thoughts today are about the sweet smiling little girl that came over to visit and play, and her fun spirit. We know your hearts are filled with grief, hang on to favourite memories and keep thoughts of that beautiful smile. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. And since physical hugs are not possible right now, here is a virtual ((hug)) for you all. John, Dawn, Alex and Leanne Yuzwa - Posted by: Dawn Yuzwa (Neighbor ) on: Nov 14, 2020

  • My thoughts and prayers go out to Scotty B and little Jack as well as the entire Dibley and Zahayko families. There are no words to express my thoughts at this difficult time as the families are feeling so much pain and grief. May you grieve with the fond memories you share remembering Taylor. Hugs to all. - Posted by: Judy McLaughlin (Family Friend, co-worker) on: Nov 13, 2020

  • Dear Taylor and family, As we all know Taylor was such a beautiful woman inside and out. She was a leader. She was the most caring and compassionate person I know and one heck of a hockey player. When I found out the news about Taylor’s passing. I was extremely sad. As we played summer hockey for The Royals and then played our entire years with the Prairie Blaze with the Woman’s Junior League. I looked back on the pictures of us. Such as being rookies, vets, winning many championships and just goofing around. I thought of these times with Taylor and she was such an amazing woman. When things would get crazy and tough and everyone would be getting aggressive and angry. Taylor would just calm us all down with her positive and calming voice. She’s helped me many times from calming down since I was such a pepper pot. Taylor was a leader and she lead our team. She will be extremely missed. We’ve lost touch since after the woman’s junior league but I knew she would always become such an amazing woman, wife and mother. I’m so very sorry for everyone’s lost and more to Jack. Having a little one and especially mother that Taylor would be. I can’t believe someone so special in this world can be taken away. I’m thinking of everyone. You will be missed Taylor. - Posted by: Amber Kicenko (Hockey teammate ) on: Nov 13, 2020

  • Soo saddened to hear of Taylor’s passing. My heart goes out to you Deb, Murray, Samantha as well as your beautiful grandson and son-in-law. Sending my sincere sympathy to you all. - Posted by: Joanne (Friend of Debbie and Murray ) on: Nov 13, 2020

  • Our deepest condolences to Murray, Debbie and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Sincerely Ilda and Garry Lichach - Posted by: Garry Lichach (Family) on: Nov 13, 2020

  • Our condolences go out to your family. You will be in our prayers through this difficult time. We will cherish all the memories and fun times we had when Teigen & Taylor played hockey together. - Posted by: The Zembik Family (Friends of the Family) on: Nov 13, 2020

  • I was very sad to hear of Taylor's passing recently. It was my honour and privilege to serve as one of Taylor's instructors during her time at Red River College. She was also my practicum student so I had the pleasure of observing her work with children. Taylor was an outstanding student, serious about her learning, meticulous with her course work, and quick to thoughtfully apply these to her practice. She exuded warmth, was intuitive about the needs of the children in her care, and responded to them with respect and kindness. My thoughts go out to her family at this time. Bev Snell - Posted by: Bev Snell (Instructor) on: Nov 13, 2020

  • Murray and family, my deepest condolences on the loss of your daughter. My thoughts and prayers are with you. - Posted by: Gord Stokes (Friend) on: Nov 13, 2020

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