SASKATOON — A human rights advocate who was the first woman appointed a judge in the Saskatchewan provincial court has died.
Tillie Taylor, who died early Sunday, became a judge in 1960.
She also worked for social justice and the advancement of women through a variety of organizations.
In 1972, Taylor became the first chair of the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission.
She received the Saskatchewan Award of Merit in 1996 and continued to work for a number of community groups after her retirement from the bench.
Taylor was 88.