A former regional journalist and lecturer who worked on several daily newspapers has died aged 55.
More recently, she had written for the Daily Business on a freelance basis.
Pauline worked as a linguist at BT from 1985 til 1991 and graduated with a degree in English literature from Strathclyde University in 1994.
She gained a postgraduate diploma in journalism in 1996, and then spent four years working for the Ayr Advertiser.
She was a media and communication lecturer at James Watt College/Ayrshire College between 2001 and 2015, before moving to Leith to be a freelance PR, arts and lifestyle writer for the Daily Business.
One of her former students tweeted: “Sad to hear the news that my old lecturer and the work colleague of many a year Pauline Taylor has sadly passed away. A lovely woman and a someone who always liked to give me a good film recommendation.”
Pauline died on 6 November, just a week after her 55th birthday. Her funeral was held on 26 November.