Tom Taylor and his wife, Pamela, photographed in their Seahaven home in 2013. A decorated veteran, author, triathlete and world traveler, Tom died last October.   David Briggs

Tom Taylor, a decorated veteran who would pin his Purple Heart onto racing shirts while competing in triathlons into his 80s, died on Oct. 1, 2017 at the VA Medical Center in San Francisco. He was 82 years old.

Tom and Pamela, his wife of 49 years, moved to Inverness, where they built a home overlooking Tomales . . .

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