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"YAT" 2006 Obituary


YATABE  YATEMAN  YATES 

YATABE o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-12 published
MORI, Masu
On April 10, 2006 at Yee Hong Centre. Masu MORI, wife of the late Hikobei MORI. Mother of Charles (Lucy) MORI and Roe (the late Tom) YATABE. Grandmother of Cheryll (Doug) CALDWELL, Graydon (Latha), Grant (Autumn) YATABE and Blaine YATABE. Great-grandmother of Warren CALDWELL, Nishok and Sanjula YATABE, Juliet and Ella YATABE. Predeceased by her sister Kuri MIZUTANI and her brother Bob MIYAUCHI. Heartfelt thanks to the staff of Momiji Health Care Society for many years of companionship and care, and to the doctors, nurses, and support staff of the 4th floor Yee Hong Centre (Finch) for their compassionate and loving care. Friends will be received at the Highland Funeral Home (3280 Sheppard Ave. East) on Thursday, April 13 from 9-11 a.m. A private service will be held in the chapel at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations in her remembrance made to Momiji Health Care Society (3555 Kingston Road, Scarborough, Ontario M1M 3W4), Yee Hong Centre Finch (60 Scottfield Drive, Scarborough, Ontario M1S 5T7) or The Toronto Buddhist Church (1011 Sheppard Avenue West, Scarborough, Ontario M3H 2T7).

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YATEMAN o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-02-28 published
BONNETTA, David James " Jim"
Passed away at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie on Sunday, February 26th, 2006. Jim BONNETTA of Angus, in his 65th year. Beloved husband of Loretta BONNETTA. Dear father of Donnie of Alcona and Chris and his wife Roxanne of Oro. Step-father of Kerrie HENSBEE and her husband Dave, Cheryl WOODARD and Kathy EARL. Loving grandfather of Vanessa, Deiter, Alan, Candice, Cody, Jennifer, Alexander, Amber, Ryan, Tyler and 1 great-granddaughter. Predeceased by his parents Rupert and Jean BONNETTA. Survived by his sisters Bonnie YATEMAN of Orillia and Donna JOHNSON of Toronto. Jim will be sadly missed by his extended family and Friends. Friends may call at the Jennett Chapel of the McClelland & Slessor Funeral Home, 152 Bradford Street in Barrie on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the chapel on Thursday, March 2nd at 11: 00 a.m. A Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 499 service will be held Wednesday evening at 7: 00 p.m. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Royal Victoria Hospital Foundation (Cancer Care Centre). Words of comfort may be forwarded to the family at jimbonnetta@funeralhome.on.ca

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YATES o@ca.on.grey_county.artemesia.flesherton.the_flesherton_advance 2006-11-29 published
VIOLETTE, Pio
Doreen and family would like to express their deepest thanks to all family and Friends that supported them through their loss of a husband, a brother, a father, a grandfather, Pio VIOLETTE. Special thanks to Ron, Sandra, Mary Ann YATES, Ted, GUILLES, Regeanne, Lynn and Deanna. The amazing amount of love and support we received is a reflection of the amazing man we lost. We can't thank you enough.
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YATES o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-02-17 published
FOULDS, Donald Gordon - Estate of
Notice To Creditors
All Persons having claims against the estate of Donald Gordon FOULDS, late of the city of Owen Sound, in the County of Grey, Businessman, who died October 30, 2005 are required to send particulars thereof to the undersigned solicitors herein for the Estate Trustees With A Will on or before the 20th day of March, 2006 after which date the assets of the deceased will be distributed among the parties entitled thereto having regard only to those claims of which notice shall have been received.
Dated this 17th day of February, 2006
Diane Louise FOULDS and Michele Janet YATES
Estate Trustees With A Will
by their solicitors
McKerroll and McKerroll
Barristers and Solicitors
854 - 1st Avenue West
P.O. Box 607
Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 5R4
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YATES o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-10-23 published
BROWN, Robert " Bobby"
It is with great sadness that Bobby's family announces his passing at his residence with his wife by his side, at the age of 75, on October 20th, 2006. Soul mate of 22 years to wife Jean (nee: YATES.) Loving father to Kim CURZON of Newmarket and Kelly FLEMING/FLEMMING of Guelph. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Brandon CURZON and Tyler WATT. Cherished brother of George (Marion) and Don (Susan.) Survived by many brother and sister-in-laws as well as many nieces and nephews. Bob enjoyed collecting horse ornaments, was a good judge of character, had a sharp memory and was a very hard worker. Family with Friends at the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home Elora Chapel, 35 Church St. E., Elora on October 23, 2006 from 11-2 p.m. Service will follow at 2 p.m. in the funeral home Chapel. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Charity of Choice would be appreciated by the family. Cards are available through the funeral home (519-843-3100) www.grahamgiddyfh.com Bubba, you gave me the best 30 years. I love you and will miss you deeply. Love your wife Jean.

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YATES o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-12-16 published
MORRIS, Shirley G. (née YATES)
Peacefully at Summit Place in Owen Sound on Thursday evening December 14, 2006. In her 80th year, Shirley G. MORRIS (née YATES,) the beloved wife of the late (Ernie) Ernest MORRIS. Loving mother of Garry MORRIS and his wife Joyce, Tom MORRIS and mother-in-law of Cathy (Mrs. Ted (Larry) MORRIS.) Loving grandmother of Randy and Katie, Sherri and Graham, Orianna, Jody, Eric and Cara, Amanda and Sean-Anne. Great-grandmother of Trevor, Kye, Nolan, Tyler and Jessie. Dear sister of June (Mrs. Cecil FELTIS) and Tom YATES and his wife Queen. Predeceased by seven brothers and three sisters. Friends may call at the Breckenridge-Ashcroft Funeral Home on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Monday afternoon at 1 p.m. Pastor Mark LOWERY/LOWREY/LOWRIE/LOWRY officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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YATES o@ca.on.grey_county.owen_sound.the_sun_times 2006-12-18 published
MORRIS, Shirley G. (née YATES)
Peacefully at Summit Place in Owen Sound on Thursday evening December 14, 2006. In her 80th year, Shirley G. MORRIS (née YATES,) the beloved wife of the late (Erine) Ernest MORRIS. Loving mother of Garry MORRIS and his wife Joyce, Tom MORRIS and mother-in-law of Cathy (Mrs. Ted (Larry) MORRIS.) Loving grandmother of Randy and Katie, Sherri and Graham, Orianna, Jody, Eric and Cara, Amanda and Steve and Sean-Anne. Great-grandmother of Trevor, Kye, Nolan, Tyler and Jessie. Dear sister of June (Mrs. Cecil FELTIS) and Tom YATES and his wife Queen. Predeceased by her son Ted (Larry,) seven brothers and three sisters. Friends may call at the Breckenridge-Ashcroft Funeral Home on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Monday afternoon at 1 p.m. Pastor Mark LOWERY/LOWREY/LOWRIE/LOWRY officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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YATES o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-03-24 published
VANOS, John Anthony
Peacefully at Blue Water health palliative care March 23, 2006 after 8 months of battling cancer, John Anthony VANOS in his 76th year. Dear husband of Anne (BEERNINK) VANOS for 52 years. Loving father of Christine and Tom YATES; Sarnia, Rita and Charles RING: Clearwater Florida, Jack and Cathy VANOS; Unionville and Ted and Sandra VANOS; Sarnia. Dear Grandpa of Bradley YATES, Amanda and Nigel WORKMAN, Brian YATES and Fiancée Christine EDGE, Danielle, Joe and Vanessa KING, John, Laura and Kristen VANOS, Travis and Justine VANOS. Great grandfather of Julia WORKMAN and Christian KING. Brother / Brother-in-law of Bill VANOS, Peter and Nelly VANOS, Bep VANOS, Harry BEERNINK, Anne VANDESCHOOT, Harry and Wilma VANOS, Ted and Mary VANOS, Irma and Ollie MANNING, Nancy and Jim BOERE, Tony and Simone BEERNINK, Leo and Janet BEERNINK, John and Jean BEERNINK, Ted and Judy BEERNINK and Willie and Don COOK. Predeceased by parents John (1997) and Henrika VANOS (1987,) sister Dena BEERNINK (2005,) brother Tony (2004) Martin VANOS (1978,) Nephew Jim VANOS (2005,) Mrs. Bill VANOS (1996) and John VANDESCHOOT (2003) John will be missed by many nieces and nephews, Friends, golf, curling, shuffleboard and card buddies. Resting at the Ronn E. Dodge Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 9 James St. S. at Watt (Forest) Lambton Shores where visitation will be held on Friday March 24, 2006 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Mass on Saturday March 25th, 2006 at 12: 00 p.m. at St. Christopher's Church on Union St. Forest. Celebrant Father David RANKIN. In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to Bluewater Health palliative Care Unit or St. Christopher's Parish Building Fund (Cheques only received at the Funeral Home) A memorial tree will be planted in memory of "John" by the Dodge Family.

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YATES o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-05-03 published
FREED, Alvin George
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Alvin George FREED of Tillsonburg announces his passing at Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital on Tuesday May 2, 2006 in his 83rd. year. Beloved husband and best friend of 62 years to his wife Mary "Helen" FREED (nee: WALKER.) Dear and much loved father of Sandra (David) YATES of Milton; Barbara (Tom) HARRIS of Chatham; George FREED of Tillsonburg; Kevin FREED of Tillsonburg. Cherished and forever loved by his 9 grandchildren Michelle; Darren PARKER and his fiancée Judy BLANCHETTE; Tom Jr.; Cindy HARRIS and her friend Joe DALE; Joel; Katie; Kelly; David; Nathan. Cherished great grandfather of two great-grandchildren Cassandra and Miles. Dear brother of Doris TAILOR/TAYLOR of Ladner, British Columbia. Also, survived by cousins Barry (Margaret) BROOKES of Vancouver, British Columbia Alvin was predeceased by his brothers Cyril FREED of Ladner, British Columbia and Ron FREED of Renton, Washington. Alvin was an Air Force mechanic during World War 2 stationed in Aylmer. He was also a lathe operator at Livingston Industries of Tillsonburg for 43 years until his retirement. At Alvin's request there will be no public visitation or funeral service at this time. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial service for Alvin will be held at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church Tillsonburg at a later date. (To be announced at that time.) At the family's request memorial donations (payable by cheque) may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation; Canadian Diabetes Association, or to St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church Tillsonburg. Ostrander's Funeral Home 43 Bidwell St. Tillsonburg (842-5221) entrusted with funeral arrangements. Personal condolences may be sent to www.ostrandersfuneralhome.com

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YATES o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-07-20 published
YATES, Colin S.
Of Saint Thomas, on Tuesday, July 18, 2006, at his late residence, in his 77th year. Dearly loved husband of Hilda (ISERWOOD) YATES and loved father of Colin and his wife Connie of Belmont, Cheryl CUCUNATO of Florida, Glynis and her husband Aldo LONGO of London, Michael and his wife Lisa of Saint Thomas, Jeffrey of Saint Thomas, Louise and her husband Joe CECHARIO of Florida, Richard and his wife Luanne of Saint Thomas and the late Alexander John YATES (March 10, 2002). Sadly missed by 16 grandchildren. Predeceased by a grand_son. He was the last of his family. Colin was born in Wales on May 16, 1930, the son of the late Bertram and Ada Louise (WEEKS) YATES. Colin was a self employed electrician. He served in the Royal Navy (Flight Air Arm). He was a member of Holy Angels' Church. Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, Saint Thomas until Saturday morning and then to Holy Angels' Church where Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10: 00 a.m. Cremation to follow. Visitation Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Prayers will be recited at the funeral home on Friday afternoon at 4: 00 p.m. Flowers gratefully declined, with remembrances to the Holy Angels' Church Building Fund.

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YATES o@ca.on.middlesex_county.london.london_free_press 2006-10-05 published
CLEAVER, Charles Yates
At Saint Thomas Elgin General Hospital on October 3, 2006. Charles Yates CLEAVER of Aylmer in his 92nd year. Beloved husband of the late Irene (AUSTIN) CLEAVER (1991.) Dear father of Janice and her husband Richard SAWYERS of Toronto and Barry CLEAVER and his wife Jacqueline of London. Loved by his grandchildren Curtis CLEAVER, Spencer CLEAVER, Cody CLEAVER, Deborah and her husband Dustin TAILOR/TAYLOR and Paula SAWYERS and Ken GRANT. Great grandfather of Otis, Sam, Aislynn and Brielle. Predeceased by a grand_son Daniel CLEAVER and a brother Barry CLEAVER. Born in Aylmer, Ontario on May 20, 1915, son of the late Harold and Margaret (YATES) CLEAVER. Charles farmed and lived in Aylmer area all his life. Friends may call at the H.A. Kebbel Funeral Home, Aylmer on Thursday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. where the funeral service will be held on Friday October 06, 2006 at 1: 00 p.m. Interment Aylmer Cemetery. The Rev. Michael WELLWOOD, officiating. Donations to the Children's Hospital of Western Ontario would be appreciated.

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YATES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-03-07 published
STOTT, Edna Jean (née YATES) (September 3, 1924-March 4, 2006)
Passed away peacefully at Sunnybrook Hospital with her loving children and grandchildren by her side. Beloved wife of 61 years of the late Jack STOTT. Much loved mother of Brad (Sadaf,) Dan (Lisa), Randy and Kimberley. Wonderful Grandmother of John Ryan, James, Dorothee Anne, Tyler, Alyssa, Jamie, Robbie, Alex and Harrison. Great-grandmother of Halle and Madeleine. Mom worked hard raising 4 children while Dad was busy building his business. She taught us the importance of being a close family, spending time together and continuing family traditions. She was a warm, nurturing and loving mother that unselfishly spent her whole life caring for her husband and family. She gave us a lifetime of memories we will cherish forever. The family will receive Friends on Tuesday, March 7 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge Street, at Goulding, south of Steeles, Willowdale). A Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday, March 8, 2006 at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at York Cemetery. Condolences www.rskane.ca

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YATES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-03-25 published
PRIEUR, Jean Raoul
In hospital in Montréal, on March 21st, 2006, in his 84th year. Devoted husband of Eileen (LUKEMAN) and loving father of Barry (Pam YATES,) Maureen (Tom KILLEEN) and David. Adored Papa to his grandchildren Courtney, Liam, Jordie, Elizabeth and Jay. He was predeceased by his parents Henri PRIEUR and Lucille TURGEON, and by his brothers Claude and Michel. Respecting his wishes, a private service was held. Donations in his memory may be made to the Montréal Association of the Blind Foundation where he served as a Director by mail to 7000 Sherbrooke Street West, Montréal H4B 1R3; by telephone at 514.488.0043 ext. 2031; or on-line at www.mab.ca.

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YATES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-04-08 published
PRIEUR, Eileen Madelyn (née LUKEMAN)
At Saint Mary's Hospital, Montréal, on April 1, 2006, in her eighty-fourth year. Beloved wife of sixty years of the late Jean PRIEUR, who passed away eleven days earlier. Dear mother of Barry (Pam YATES,) Maureen (Tom KILLEEN) and David. Cherished Grandie to Courtney, Liam, Jordie, Elizabeth and Jay. Survived by her sisters Helen SAUNDERS, Peggy PRINGLE, Pat BRAYLEY and Moira THOMPSON/THOMSON/TOMPSON/TOMSON and by her former daughter-in-law Bernie BURNETT. She was predeceased by her parents Francis LUKEMAN and Emily Grace BROAD and by her brother Frank. In accordance with her wishes, a private service was held. Donations in her memory may be made to Camp Amy Molson, 5165 Sherbrooke Street West, Suite 210, Montréal, Québec H4A 1T6 - a camp for underprivileged children on whose board she once served.

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YATES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.globe_and_mail 2006-12-23 published
DILLE, Mary (née YATES)
Mary was the eldest of five children, born to William and Mary YATES, 20th May 1940, in Lancashire, England. She had three brothers - Peter, Gerald (deceased), David and a sister, Hilary. After leaving school Mary worked for Manchester libraries gaining a position within the Arts Department of the renowned Manchester Central Library. Her sense of adventure and curiosity about the world resulted in Mary emigrating to Canada in 1963, sailing on the assisted passage scheme, costing just £10.00. In Canada she continued her career by working in the Arts Department of Toronto Central Library. In 1970 Mary met photographer Lutz DILLE and his young daughters Maya and Zoe. She and Lutz soon formed a relationship with Mary assisting Lutz in the editing of his film work, accompanying him to various locations and spending considerable time living with an Inuit Community in Northern Canada. Mary and Lutz later moved to Wales where their only son Oliver was born in 1981. The family moved to Normandy in 1985, and later settled in South-West France. Throughout their relationship Mary was a tireless ambassador in the promotion of Lutz's photographic work. Mary loved the outdoors and as a young woman instilled her passion for the countryside into her younger brothers and sister, taking them on long cycle rides, hikes and camping trips. Mary was always adventurous and ready for a challenge. Colourful and vibrant, she embraced all cultures and customs wherever she lived and worked. Her artistic flair was particularly evident in the style of her homes, gardens and cooking, which she generously shared with visiting Friends and relatives. Mary passed away on October 25, 2006, surrounded by family. Her courage was evident throughout her life, and in the recent months of illness. While undergoing treatment for breast cancer she continued to teach English at several schools in the Lot et Garonne. Mary was an inspiration to all and is greatly missed by Lutz, Oliver, Maya, Zoe, her brothers, sister, cousins, family and Friends, far and wide. A gathering will be held for Mary in Toronto on Friday, January 5th at 5: 00 p.m. For details please contact Maya at 416-530-0883.

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YATES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-07 published
STOTT, Edna Jean (née YATES) (September 3, 1924-March 4, 2006)
Passed away peacefully at Sunnybrook Hospital with her loving children and grandchildren by her side. Beloved wife of 61 years of the late Jack STOTT. Much loved mother of Brad (Sadaf,) Dan (Lisa), Randy and Kimberley. Wonderful Grandmother of John Ryan, James, Dorothee Anne, Tyler, Alyssa, Jamie, Robbie, Alex and Harrison. Great-grandmother of Halle and Madeleine. Mom worked hard raising four children while Dad was busy building his business. She taught us the importance of being a close family, spending time together and continuing family traditions. She was a warm, nurturing and loving mother who unselfishly spent her whole life caring for her husband and family. She gave us a lifetime of memories we will cherish forever. The family will receive Friends on Tuesday, March 7 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the R.S. Kane Funeral Home (6150 Yonge Street, at Goulding, south of Steeles, Willowdale). A Funeral Service will be held in the chapel on Wednesday, March 8, 2006 at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at York Cemetery. Condolences - www.rskane.ca.

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YATES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-03-30 published
DIAMOND, Anne " Nan"
At Toronto East General Hospital on Wednesday, March 29th 2006. Nan YATES beloved wife of the late Reg. Dear sister of Mal (Helen) and Charlotte COPLAND (Lottie.) Fondly remembered by her many nieces, nephews and Friends. Resting at the Paul O'Conner Funeral Home, 1939 Lawrence Ave. E. (between Warden and Pharmacy) from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Friday. Service on Saturday, for time and place call (416) 751-7890.

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YATES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-04-04 published
YATES, Herbert George
(Royal Canadian Air Force Veteran)
Passed away in Toronto, Ontario, in his 84th year. Husband of the late Hélène (née BOLINGBROKE.) Father of Kathryn and Jani. Grandfather of Michael, Margaret, Kaite and Christopher. Herb was a life long inventor and designer. Private arrangements have been made. If desired, donations can be made to the Toronto Public Library Foundation, 416-393-7123, www.torontopubliclibrary.ca.

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YATES o@ca.on.york_county.toronto.toronto_star 2006-12-26 published
Keith YATES, 78; University of Toronto prof
By Nick KYONKA, Staff Reporter
After a successful career as a chemistry professor at the University of Toronto, few would argue that Keith YATES wasn't an expert on molecules.
But to those who knew him best, YATES was a man of many passions including sports, politics, sociology and even naval warfare, a subject he wrote two books about after his retirement.
"He knew everything about everything," says daughter Nicola FILLIER, of her father who died December 2 after a heart attack. "He was like a walking encyclopedia."
Sports, politics, warfare and -- of course -- science, were some of his interests, she says, but when it came to reading, just about anything would do.
"He forever read books. There was nothing he didn't like," she says.
As she was growing up, FILLIER says, her father's deep knowledge of the world helped to push her to learn more herself.
"He was funny. He was intelligent. He was great with my kids," she says.
Born in the north of England on October 22, 1928, YATES was raised in Blackpool. In 1946, he began a two-year conscription in Britain's Royal Navy.
In 1948, as he approached the end of his naval requirements, he received a letter from his parents informing him they had moved to British Columbia, and that he was welcome to join them. He did.
For the next few years, YATES worked blue-collar jobs for Coca-Cola and a local electrical company, but didn't pursue an academic career. It wasn't until 1953 that he started to move down that road, with help from his new wife, June CHARTER.
"My mom met him when he was nothing," FILLIER notes, saying they met on a blind date set up by Friends. "She chose him because she saw something ambitious or something in his character that she knew would get him somewhere in life."
In the following years, CHARTER would bring home the couple's only source of income as a teacher while YATES worked toward a bachelor's degree and a medical science degree at the University of British Columbia, and then a PhD at Oxford University in England.
In 1968, YATES began his career in physical organic chemistry as a professor at UofT. A short six years later, he was chairman of the the department.
Bob McCLELLAND, one of YATES' students and then a fellow faculty member, said: "He was sort of my model as a supervisor. He let students get on with their thing and he didn't bother you too much, but he was always there to help you."
As a physical organic chemist, YATES studied the reasons molecules responded to each other in the way that they did. Considered an authority in the field, YATES wrote more than 150 articles and other published works. Perhaps his best known, a 1978 book entitled Huckel Molecular Orbital Theory, discussed an alternative theory to predict where an electron could be found in certain molecules. Acclaimed by his peers, McCLELLAND says the book is still used as a textbook in some universities.
YATES was given a prestigious award by the Chemical Institute of Canada in 1991. After retiring that same year, YATES moved back to British Columbia with his wife, devoting his time to writing a pair of books on naval history and running the local branch of the Royal Canadian Legion.
"He went to every Legion function and he sat in a little trailer and he would flip hamburgers and joke with everybody as they came by," FILLIER says. "He would say to them, 'Do you want your buns toasted?' and as soon as they'd say yes, he'd say 'Yeah? Come on and get up here on the grill.'"
YATES leaves his wife of 53 years, as well as three daughters and four grandchildren. A funeral was held December 10 in B.C.

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