Schuler, Brenda T.

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Brenda T. Schuler, 68, died at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, in her daughter’s home in Greenville, S.C., in the presence of her family. Born on September 21, 1944, in Pearisburg, she was the daughter of the late Clarence J. and Mary Kate Taylor, of Pearisburg.

She was a graduate of Giles High School and Mary Washington College. Following school, Brenda worked for the Lyndon Johnson administration until she met her husband and moved to Germany for two years. Upon returning to Staunton, Brenda worked in Real Estate eventually becoming a licensed broker and owner of Prestige Properties, Inc. Brenda and her family were members of Trinity Episcopal Church in Staunton. Her favorite pasttimes included relaxing at the beach, watching golf and tennis, and playing competitive duplicate bridge. In 2009, she moved from Staunton to Greenville, S.C., to be closer to family. On July 1, 1967, Brenda married William N. Schuler, who loved her dearly until his passing in 2001.

She is survived by her daughter, Katherine Schuler Ericson and her husband, Gregory Douglas Ericson, of Greenville, S.C.; and by her son, Taylor William Schuler and his wife, Sara, Hamilton Schuler, of Greenville, S.C. She is also survived by her three grandchildren, Laura Ann Ericson, Sean William Ericson, and Ruby Caroline Schuler, all of Greenville, S.C. Brenda is also survived by her brother and sister in-law, David and Delores Taylor, of Lawrenceville, Ga.; and her sister-in-law and brother-in- law, Ann and Thomas Olson, of Bozeman, Mo.

A Memorial Service will be held at Trinity Church at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, 2013, preceded by a private burial at Thornrose Cemetery. Pallbearers include P. William Moore Jr., Rudolph Bumgardner III, Raeford D. Rockwell Jr., J. Patrick Danahy, Miles F. P. Willett, and Wayt B. Timberlake III. Honorary pallbearers include Allen R. Walker Jr., Richard Shamrock, and Jack Todd.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Trinity Church, P.O. Box 208, Staunton, VA 24402 or donations to the American Cancer Society.

Local arrangements have been entrusted to Henry Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting