YL
Yew Loong Yee
  • 51 years old
  • Date of birth: Dec 21, 1959
  • Place of birth:
    Malaysia
  • Date of passing: Oct 10, 2011
  • Place of passing:
    Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
Let the memory of Yew Loong be with us forever

This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, Yew Loong Yee, 51, born in 1959 and passed away on October 10, 2011. We will remember him forever.

Please feel free to write a tribute to Yew Loong or a condolence message to his family.  If you have any stories about him, please do post them as well or send it to me so that I can post them.  Yew Loong's family would like to keep in touch so please mention your connection with Yew Loong if you do not know the family personally.

Here is a link of a short news report that was broadcasted in Calgary today (Oct 13, 2011). The news report starts at 6:37.  http://www.globaltvcalgary.com/video/early+news++oct+13/video.html?v=2153277832&p=1&s=dd#video

Here is a news article for the Okanagan region.  However some facts like ages are not correct.http://www.castanet.net/news/Kelowna/65777/Distracted-driver-strikes-pedestrians 

http://www.kelownadailycourier.ca/stories_local.php?id=385961

http://www.chbcnews.ca/Pages/Story.aspx?id=6442500759

Here is a online photo album made by Yew-Loong's daughter.  Feel free to email other photos you wish to have added to natashay16@yahoo.ca:  http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150341912446247.357401.540796246&type=1&l=a4f80aafea

 

We have made funeral arrangements for my dad. -Natasha

WED, OCT 19, 2011 @ 8:30AM
McInnis and Holloway Chapel of Bells
2720 Centre St N (corner of Centre St. and 27 Ave N) 
Calgary, AB T2E2V6
            403 273-2296       

Reception will be held at Buffet Yangtze in Deerfoot Mall at 11am (same day). 

Here is map to Chapel of Bells:
http://ca.maps.yahoo.com/map?ard=1&q1=2720+Centre+St+N+Calgary+AB&lon=-114.062349&lat=51.076319&mag=5&tt=Chapel+Of+The+Bells+Funeral+Home+&+Crematorium#mvt=m&lat=51.076319&lon=-114.062349&mag=5&zoom=16&tt=Chapel%20Of%20The%20Bells%20Funeral%20Home%20&tp=1&ioride=ca&q1=2720%20Centre%20St%20N%20Calgary%20AB 

 

Hi Family and Friends,

As many of you know, it was my dad's funeral today.  It was great to see all the support from everyone and to hear the stories and memories they shared with my dad.  

Thanks,

Nick, Natasha, and Margaret. (Oct 19, 2011)
 

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Kevin Gould on 16th November 2016

"Hey buddy, was just thinking about you as I do from time to time.  I'm not sure why I write, I'm not one for the afterlife, I guess I hope it matters to your family that they're not the only ones who remember you.  Rest easy."

This tribute was added by lili yee on 10th October 2016

"Time flies. 5 years.  Forever miss and always remembered."

This tribute was added by lili yee on 10th October 2015

"Forever miss and always remembered"

This tribute was added by lili yee on 9th October 2014

"Forever missed. Always remembered."

This tribute was added by Kevin Gould on 16th June 2014

"I was just thinking of our old friend Yew Loong and thought I'd drop a note on his memorial page, just to let his family know he's not forgotten, and he is still missed.  We at Teck hope his family is well and living the life he dreamed for you."

This tribute was added by Soo Feng Cheong on 10th October 2013

"Dear Margaret, Natasha & Nick.  Ever though Yew-Loong is no longer with all of us, his memory will always stay with me no matter how many years have passed.  I will always miss him and his particular ways and thoughts of life."

This tribute was added by John Zhang on 10th October 2013

"Still missing you."

This tribute was added by lili yee on 10th October 2013

"My younger brother! Forever missed.  Always thinking of those wonderful times we all shared together. Miss you very much."

This tribute was added by Mohamad El Houjairy on 10th October 2013

"Margaret, Natasha and Nick:  I have known Yew-Loong since 2008, he was the first person I met in Teck. He was very supportive and professional. He visit me in Elkford and liked the Lebanese food. He had so many questions to my Wife about Lebanese meals. Yew-Loong will never be forgotten, he is being well missed.
Condolences from Mohamad, Fida and the kids."

This tribute was added by lili yee on 21st December 2012

"Forever missed and remembered by us all"

This tribute was added by Andrea Chan on 21st December 2012

"Forever miss"

This tribute was added by Kevin Gould on 26th October 2012

"You are not forgotten, Yew Loong."

This tribute was added by lili yee on 10th October 2012

"Deeply  missed forever."

This tribute was added by Islam Eltreki on 10th October 2012

"Thoughts of a missed friend surround me today"

This tribute was added by lili yee on 22nd December 2011

"My brother,  memories of you will forever  be with me. I miss you badly.
Loving you always."

This tribute was added by Denise Maigret on 21st December 2011

"Remembering a dear man today ..."

This tribute was added by yap moo onn on 21st December 2011

"you are always in my mind 'yew loong',we will remember what you have did for everyone, especially to our classmate.may god bless his family members,so Magearet,Natasha and Nick! be happy all time."

This tribute was added by Soo Feng Cheong on 21st December 2011

"Going through my memories and looking at your pictures
that's always what I do
cos that's all you've left me
just memories of you"

This tribute was added by Mae LM on 11th November 2011

"Margeret, Natasha & Nick .... I hope happy memories bring a smile to your faces.  Yew Loong has been a great friend, we (Eunice & Mae) will always remember him - " You will always on Our mind"  & " Rest In Peace ""

This tribute was added by Norm Chan on 27th October 2011

"I likely knew Yew-Loong the very least (considering all who've left messages here).  Yew-Loong and I worked on three work related projects since the spring of 2011.  We shared meals and stories about family and technology.  What I remember most is the change in his demeanor when he spoke of his children.  He spoke fondly and glowed with pride."

This tribute was added by Bruce McHardy on 27th October 2011

"Yew Loong and I worked together for the last 3 years, we traveled together a number of times. Shared food, laughter and taste in cars, I enjoyed working with and spending time with Yew Loong, I am very sorry to hear that he is no longer with us. I will always remember his easy infectuous smile and his quite intencity. I offer my condolences and my friendship to his family, Bruce."

This tribute was added by Andrew Chan on 22nd October 2011

"My dearest uncle Yew Loong, I'm always grateful to have you as my uncle. I truly appreciate all the things you've done for us.
Thanks you so much for your guidance and support in life. You will always be remembered in heart."

This tribute was added by Chris Chang on 22nd October 2011

"I'm very sorry for your loss. Our condolences to Margaret, Natasha, and Nick.

Chris & Tony"

This tribute was added by Jason Choy on 21st October 2011

"一路好走。Choy,KL"

This tribute was added by lili yee on 20th October 2011

"To a wonderful brother -"chai",you will be deeply and sadly missed by all. You will always and forever be remembered by us all. Thank you very much for everything you have done for us.  May your soul rest in peace. Hope to see you in my dreams."

This tribute was added by Kenny TOONG on 20th October 2011

"A remarkable Malaysian Canadian who touched the hearts and minds of the folks he interacted with. I am honoured to be at the Celebration of his Life amongst his family, colleagues and friends.
My deepest condolence to his family for their loss."

This tribute was added by Zeib Jeeva on 19th October 2011

"To the Yee family.
We are very sorry and saddened to learn of the tragic death of Yew Loong.  As you grieve know that we are remembering you and honoring Yew Loong's memory.
Please accept our heartfelt sympathies for your loss.
From all his associates and friends at Cover-All Computer Services in"

This tribute was added by Jason Yee on 19th October 2011

"Chai,
You are such a great brother, thank you very much for
your love  and support.  You will always in our
mind. Miss you.
Moon."

This tribute was added by Jason Yee on 19th October 2011

"Ahpak i miss you a lot ,thank to you.I will not forget you Ahpak.I will love u forever."

This tribute was added by Ken Yeoh on 18th October 2011

"I was shocked to receive a call from Margaret today. I met Yew Loong and his family more than 18 years ago when we both started our new life in Canada. It is sad news to hear of his sudden departure. My family and I offer our deepest condolences to Margaret, Natasha & Nick."

This tribute was added by Irene Egbu on 18th October 2011

"I was going to ask Sandy to link me to your office line when she broke this ugly and painful news to me!I screamed! "Yew is my friend! He must not die! How could death be so treacherous!why so soon? why? Yew!In life you asked me to remember you in my prayers and i will always RIP"

This tribute was added by Henri Hi on 18th October 2011

"Yew Loong....Thanks For Keeping Us in Touch....
To Where You Are, You'll Always Be In Our Heart,
Goodbye Doesn't Mean Forever,
Heaven Is Just A Breath Away....
Farewell ! God Knows When We Shall Meet Again !"

This tribute was added by Yew Wong on 18th October 2011

"Yew Loong the soft spoken and always humble friend. You lived the furthest from everyone yet manage to gather more of us for our reunion. You will be missed my friend."

This tribute was added by Leon Lee on 18th October 2011

"This is on behalf of Fong Wong

Fong Wong  lit a candle on 17th October 2011
"To Margaret and family,
I have known Yew Loong for many years.   I will always remember him, a very friendly kind family orientated man.  We offer our deepest condolences to your family on your los"

This tribute was added by Leon Lee on 18th October 2011

"Margaret, Natasha, Nick, I am so sorry for your loss. Yew Loong was a good mentor for me. He always try to help me. I really miss him.

Leon"

This tribute was added by KM Vong on 18th October 2011

"Hi Margaret, Natasha and Nick,
Yew Loong and I were classmates back in Maxwell. He was always helpful, kind and soft spoken and we're all deeply saddened by his departure. Your strength and love for each other will keep his love for you living forever."

This tribute was added by Jimmy Yee on 18th October 2011

"We all gonna miss you very much ... and we will always think about you , Uncle. <3"

This tribute was added by Billy Wong on 18th October 2011

"Yew Loong, a most unassuming and down-to-earth person. A true Maxwellian. Will miss you my friend."

This tribute was added by Florence Chong on 17th October 2011

"Dear Margaret, Natasha & Nick
Yew Loong may have left us but he will forever be remembered by all. I knew him  since primary school and his late parents & mine were good friends. He has been a great friend !!"

This tribute was added by Kean Tan on 17th October 2011

"Will miss you Yew Loong. Have known you for 13+ years and you are kind and loving person.My condolences to Margaret and the kids."

This tribute was added by Yoon Hs on 17th October 2011

"To Margaret and family,
We offer our condolences to your family on your loss.
The Maxwell group and our families will remember him as a great friend and classmate."

This tribute was added by Sandipkumar Kanojia on 17th October 2011

"I’ve known Yew-Loong for past 4 year. I enjoyed working with him and learned so much from him. He was a great mentor I have always cherished caring advice.Our thought and prayers are with you ~ Sandip & Devanshi"

This tribute was added by Sorin Bilt on 17th October 2011

"Margaret, Natasha & Nicholas: there are no words to properly express how sorry we are for your loss. May all the wonderful memories that you have shared with Yew-Loong provide you the strenght and confort that you need now. Please accept our deepest condolences, Sorin & Tina Bilt"

This tribute was added by Denise Maigret on 17th October 2011

"I will miss your Big Smile and friendship Yew-Loong. Rest in Peace."

This tribute was added by Larry Bowness on 17th October 2011

"Margaret, Natasha, and Nic.. I have worked with Yew Loong for 14 years from Fording. He improved my work life. I cherish his caring, commitment, and friendship. Yew Loong ensured items were completed and accounted for all viewpoints. We will miss him very much, Larry & Francine"

This tribute was added by Estela Frias on 17th October 2011

"Margaret, Natasha and Nick...I know how it feels to lose a father having lost mine last July.  I hope the fond memories you have of him will carry you through.  He was well loved here in the office because of his simplicity and thoughtfulness.  My prayers are with you."

This tribute was added by Dylan Bennett on 17th October 2011

"I have had the pleasure of working with Yew-Loong for the past 6 years. He took pride in his work and did it with dedication. More importantly, he was a genuine, kind, and patient person that smiled so easily and brought that smile out in those around him. I miss him."

This tribute was added by John Stegmeier on 17th October 2011

"Although only I knew Yew Loong for a short time his genuine and caring personality is something that I will always remember.  My deepest sympathies go out to his Family."

This tribute was added by Rufina Choy on 17th October 2011

"Yew Loong was my colleague briefly about 24 years ago. Although I didn't know him too well but has always thought there was a quiet strength and sincerity about him. My heart goes out to you of your loss..."

This tribute was added by Elly Kwan Sook Mun on 17th October 2011

"Margaret, Natasha and Nick, condolence from Eunice and myself.  We were Yew Loong's classmates since the Primary school days so we went back a long time ago. I cannot express enough the sadness in our hearts when we received Lili's call that Monday morning. R.I.P. Yew Loong"

This tribute was added by yap moo onn on 16th October 2011

"Yew loong you always in my mind,although we are classmate but really come to know you 3 years ago,when you call my house from canada looking for me,showing that you are most friendly guy i ever meet,im regret that i didnt really preach to you about jesus."

This tribute was added by Joshua Abraham on 16th October 2011

"Yew Loong  is a person I always remember with great respect . He was very loving, caring and had lots of good qualities that makes him special and close to my heart. Yew-Loong will live in my thoughts and prayers for ever.  My deepest sympathy and condolences to the family."

This tribute was added by Carlson Jean Jiann on 16th October 2011

"To Sis, Natasha and Nick  ... Yew Loong is always close to his families, relatives and friends. He never failed to visit everyone back home and leave fond memories of his friendship and kindness. We will miss him & he will always have a place in our hearts."

This tribute was added by Pawan Brar on 16th October 2011

"I Miss Yew-Loong very much.  He was a honest, humble, ethical, caring and understanding person.  He loved his family so much and talked about them all the time...and was very proud of all of you. Be strong and be proud of such a honorable husband, father and friend."

This tribute was added by Siew Tan on 15th October 2011

"To Margaret, Natasha & Nic,
I am so sorry to hear of your husband/father's passing.  We are thinking of you during this difficult time - so very sorry....
Siew Yong Tan & family"

This tribute was added by Tanis Read on 15th October 2011

"From the short time I have known Yew Loong I know that Margaret, Natasha and Nick were his greatest source of pride and happiness. I hope your memories of wonderful times together help carry you through this heartbreak.
Tanis"

This tribute was added by Chris Coupal on 15th October 2011

"I am deeply saddened by his sudden passing, but remember him fondly. His genuine care, inclusion and honesty made him a outstanding example for all of us. I will miss him, and not forget him. My deepest sympathies to his family."

This tribute was added by Sandy Cheng on 15th October 2011

"It is an honor to have been his friend & to have worked together for 4 years. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him & he will always have a special place in my heart. May I offer our most heartfelt condolences to you -Margaret, Natasha & Nicholas. ~Sandy & Chris"

This tribute was added by Anand Menon on 15th October 2011

"I feel very blessed to have known Yew Loong and his family. He was a very fine person – practical, down to earth, hard working, honest and always willing to help. Will always cherish his memories and values, Radha joins me in our prayers and condolences to Margaret, Natasha, Nic."

This tribute was added by Marvice Law on 14th October 2011

"Dear Margaret, Natasha, Nic and the Family:
I am still very saddened by the fact that Yew-Loong is not here with us anymore, and wish you would gain strength and support during this extremely difficult time.  Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Marvice & Allan"

This tribute was added by Glen Campbell on 14th October 2011

"I only met Yew-Loong this year.  He helped me immensely on a number of I.S. issues.  He made me laugh.  I regret not meeting him sooner.  I will miss him."

This tribute was added by Madeline Woo on 14th October 2011

"I’ve known Yew-Loong for over 15 years and he had become a dear friend to me. I will forever cherish all the fond memories.  We will miss him greatly. Our thoughts are with all of you, Madeline and Polo"

This tribute was added by Peter Cunningham on 14th October 2011

"Margaret, Natasha and Nic.  I worked with Yew-Loong for 12 years at Fording Coal. He was resourceful, principled and dilligent; he helped me so many times!  May there be comfort in knowing that someone so special will never be forgotten.  I miss him very much. Love Peter and Tara"

This tribute was added by Tilak Nithiyeswaran on 14th October 2011

"My deepest sympathies to the family. I learned much from my interactions with Yew-Loong. He was compassionate, committed, quality conscious, hard working, family centric, reliable, honest and most of all never forgot to wear a smile on his face!"

This tribute was added by Bill Petty on 14th October 2011

"Our condolences to Margaret and their children. I enjoyed working with Yew-Loong from the time he joined Fording until my retirement in 2005. His dedication and sense of humour will be missed.
Bill and Rose Lynn Petty"

This tribute was added by Pam Shimizu on 14th October 2011

"My greatest condolences to the family.  My short time knowing Yew Long was a gift.  I am so sorry for your loss."

This tribute was added by Darko Jankovic on 14th October 2011

"Today I'm very sad but every time I think of time spent with Yew-Loong brings a smile to my face. Yew-Loong was a great friend and I'll miss him a lot. He and his family will be in our thoughts and prayers."

This tribute was added by Ganesh Sharma on 14th October 2011

"Margaret, Natasha and Nick:  In a very short time we had come so close, we met, talked whenever we got time personally, over phone.  Yew-Loong has been very helping, going out of way at times, I will miss him very much, both as friend and a wonderful colleague, Ganesh"

This tribute was added by Andrea D'Sylva on 14th October 2011

"Margaret, Natasha, Nick ... I hope happy memories bring a smile to your face.  He has been a great friend and I have always cherished his caring advice.  He made sure we got to know each other and I am here for you when you need me."


Leave a Tribute:
 
LEAVE A TRIBUTE
Invite your family and friends
to visit this memorial:

Subscribe to receive e-mail notifications when others contribute to this memorial.

Click on a photo to enlarge.

This memorial is administered by:

Andrea D'Sylva

6618 views

Have a suggestion for us?

We are waiting for your feedback!