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Taylor Companies founder killed in snowmobile accident

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Tommy Taylor, a long-time Bass Brothers associate and founder of the Taylor Companies, was killed in a snowmobiling accident February 19 in upstate New York. Taylor's wife, Linda, was critically injured.

Police reports say 63-year-old Taylor and his wife, 57, were on vacation in the Adirondacks when their snowmobile collided with a minivan. Taylor died on the scene, and his wife was airlifted to the Fletcher Allen Health Care Medical Center in Burlington, Vt.

Before launching Greenwich, Conn.-based Taylor Companies, an alternative investment advisory firm, Taylor had been an associate at the Fort Worth, Texas-based Bass family office, which