You can also do that if you are rushing to get a plan created. This will make your job a lot lighter because with a template, you would just be filling out a form. No need to think that hard and you can also make sure that its content is complete. Since the person who made the plan previously have revised it several times, it is sure to be accurate.
Different scenarios with 3 entirely different sets of requirements. Hopefully you see that before you can develop or use a recovery plan template for your organization you must identify, understand, and prioritize the requirements of each of the most critical processes.