Julie Clifford Taylor was born in Youngstown, Ohio on March 17, 1959 (St. Patrick’s Day) to Teresa Ann Loney and Charles F. Clifford, Jr. She attended St. Teresa Grade School in Lincoln and graduated from Pius X High School in 1977. Her siblings are all Pius X graduates: Marianne Clifford Upton ’72; Charles F. Clifford III ’74; and Carol Clifford Jenkins ’80.
In 1981, Julie graduated from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, and then went on to work for CBS Television in Minneapolis, Minn. She married Michael J. Taylor in 1989 and from this union was born three daughters: Emily Catherine, Carolyn Nichole and Amanda Margaret. Julie was an active parishioner of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church and was a “Super Soccer Mom” for her daughters on Texas state championship teams. As a full-time loving and caring mother, she committed her life to family and raising her three daughters. She loved volunteering at St. Anthony’s School, field trips, Girl Scouts and cooking for anyone in need.
The Julie Clifford Taylor Endowment for Band and Tuition Assistance was established in 2014 by Julie’s father, Charles F. Clifford, to assist the Pius X Band Department and to provide tuition assistance for a Pius X student from St. Teresa parish.