From the North County Times: On Friday, hundreds of family members and friends gathered at Poway’s St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church to celebrate the life and mourn the passing of [Sgt. Michael] Tayaotao.
The son of Filipino immigrants was remembered for his positive outlook, hearty laugh and ready smile.
Those memories came with many grins and many tears during his two-hour funeral service and subsequent burial with full military honors at nearby Dearborn Cemetery. More here.