The 12th annual Chanukah Holiday celebration honors fallen soldier Major Brent Taylor

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) – The 12th annual Chanukah Holiday celebration was held at the Utah State Capital Sunday evening.

The theme of the event was a “Salute to a Hero” and the Menorah was lit by Jennie Taylor, widow of fallen Utah National Guard member Major Brent Taylor. Jennie was joined on stage by the couples children. 

Major Taylor was remembered as being an example of all that is right in the world. He was a loyal soldier, Mayor, devoted husband and loving father.

Throughout the Chanukah celebration there will be a menorah kindled nightly at Abravanel Hall Plaza.

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