Utah mayor's widow: 'Fitting' his body in US on Election Day

Lester Mason
November 8, 2018

Here, a woman can not express herself fully, either inside or outside the house. Rahmani wrote in his letter that Taylor was the inspirational one. "I love Mayor Taylor, his awesome wife Jennie and his 7 sweet kids".

Chugg told NPR that he was devastated to learn yesterday that Taylor had been killed. I have lost too many friends to mention.

"For me personally, Brent typified the citizen soldier, who served so diligently in his community - as well as felt this call to wear a uniform and serve wherever the nation needed him to go", Burton said. It is your fight that keeps us out of fear and out of reach of global terrorism. We wanted to help.

Jennie, please pass my words to your seven children, whom I consider as brothers and sisters to my own five children, Taha, Taiba, Tawab, Aqsa and Wahab. I gained a great deal of knowledge from him and I am a better person for having met him. "Thank you for your sacrifice my friend". A leader; one who was the first to volunteer for any tough assignment.

"Brent may have died on Afghan soil, but he died for the success of freedom and democracy in both of our countries", she said in a statement that referred to her husband's post. In his last message that I shared on my Twitter, he awakened not only Americans, but the world to the values of democracy and freedom. "We are so proud of the way he lived - proud of the way he gave his life". "My God needed me'".

Please accept my condolence and sympathy.

"As the United States of America gets ready to vote in our own election next week, I hope everyone back home exercises their precious right to vote", he added.

Whether Republicans or Democrats prevail in the mid-terms, he wrote on Facebook, he urged everyone to "remember that we have far more as Americans that unites us than divides us".


Taylor was killed in an apparent "insider attack" by a member of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces he was helping to train in Kabul.

Maj. Gen. Jeff Burton, the adjutant general of Utah's National Guard, said Taylor, 39, was "a man of excellence" and an "amazing human being" who was killed while serving his fourth deployment. He was on a yearlong leave of absence to deploy with the Utah National Guard.

He became a major in 2013.

Taylor, a military intelligence officer with Joint Force Headquarters, served two tours in Iraq and was on his second tour in Afghanistan.

As news of Taylor's death spread, many public figures, including Utah Gov. Gary Herbert and Mitt Romney, who is running to represent Utah in the U.S. Senate, expressed their sorrow about his loss on social media.

A plane carrying Taylor's casket, which was covered by an American flag, landed at Dover Air Force base in DE in the early morning. "This is a sad day for Utah, for America".

A GoFundMe aiming to help support Taylor's family had received almost $250,000 worth of donations by Monday morning.

A GoFundMe page was launched Sunday with more than $292,000 raised.

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